Sunday, the Chicago Tribune ran an editorial entitled, “The odd memory losses of Speaker Madigan.”
It reflects on the deposition taken of Mike Madigan in the case filed by Democratic Party Primary Election opponent Jason Gonzales.
The case contends that Madigan put nominal candidates on the ballot in order to make it easier for Madigan to win.
He often puts a plant in the Republican Primary as well so he will not have a real opponent in the fall.
These three paragraphs hit home:
So, what does that have to do with McHenry County?
Think back to 2016 when Jack Franks parade driver ran in the Republican Primary Election against Steve Reick.
Franks had no yet decided to run for County Board Chairman, but obviously did not want a real Republican opponent.
These article will help you remember the saga: