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IL-SEN Thu Dec 03 2009

IL-SEN: TV Ads Dropping Like First Snow

I'm precious.

Anyway, two of the candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to replace Roland Burris in the U.S. Senate, David Hoffman and Alexi Giannoulias, have released their first TV ads of the season.

Shorter David Hoffman ad: I'm not a politician, I'm a corruption fighter. Also, you know who sucks? Bankers. You know whose not a banker? Me.

Shorter Alexi Giannoulias ad: You know who sucks? Bankers. You know whose awesome? Workers. Also, Alexi Giannoulias.

Shorter Mario Mario ad: You know who sucks? Koopa Troopas; also Goombahs. You know who is awesome? Princess Peach & Yoshis. Also, me. Luigi is okay.

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Kenzo / December 4, 2009 4:43 PM


Isn't it only fair to fully disclose your loyalties in this post?

Sorry to rat you out, but Ramsin is on the field staff for Mario for Illinois.

The rest of us disclose our proclivities and loyalties and I think it's only fair that you do as well.


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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...


Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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