I received this e-mail from a friend this morning. This is compelling, and if true, why isn’t this ever discussed in the media or on the campaign trail by McCain, Palin, or anybody else?
“Body count. In the last six months 292 killed (murdered) in Chicago , 221 killed in Iraq .
“Sens. Barack Obama & Dick Durbin, Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., Gov Rod Blogojevich, House leader Mike Madigan, Atty. Gen. Lisa Madigan, Mayor Richard Daley…our leadership in Illinois…all Democrats. Thank you for the combat zone in Chicago . Of course they’re all blaming each other. Can’t blame Republicans, there aren’t any!
“State pension fund $44 Billion in debt, worst in country. Cook County ( Chicago ) sales tax 10.25% highest in country. (Look ’em up if you want). Chicago school system one of the worst in country. This is the political culture that Obama comes from in Illinois . He’s gonna ‘fix’ Washington politics?”