"We could have spent the past eight months working to wring every dollar in savings and cuts we could find out of these city and state governments."
Imagine Chicago and Illinois are like a home ablaze.
Emanuel grabs a hose, but yells that the water never got pumped up from Springfield. Rauner says the firefighters can be volunteer-only. Madigan insists the flames must be snuffed out with blankets of our cash.
Does it end like Detroit? Or Greece? Or just ashes? Ashes.