The only aldermen who stood up for you are…

The only aldermen who stood up for you are…

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By John Kass

Aldermen want reform now, the Chicago Way

The national view of Chicago Democratic politicians is that they’re messianic reformers like the young Moses we sent to Washington, or they’re colorful yet environmentally green rogues with short shanks and hot tempers.

Unfortunately, what came out of City Hall last week wasn’t fantasy.

So it didn’t exactly sound like trumpets playing Handel’s water music. Instead, this was a percussion of meat.

It was like a beating in an alley, fists thunking on ribs …

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