With a nod to “The Simpsons,” Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday trotted out a new web video comparing his uber-wealthy Republican rival Bruce Rauner to the evil and miserly Mr. Burns on the long-running animated television series.
The purpose behind it, the Quinn campaign says, to compare Rauner and the fictional C. Montgomery Burns’ “affinity for bragging about their millions.”
“Billionaire Bruce Rauner is the C. Montgomery Burns of Illinois,” Quinn campaign spokeswoman Izabela Miltko said in a prepared statement. “While it’s not clear exactly what Rauner has against working families, he’s got some explaining to do about why on earth he’d want to cut the minimum wage.”
A state budget with ‘firm fiscal foundation’ that shows ‘tremendous progress?’ Or a ‘cynical’ election-year ploy to buy votes?
Bridget Altenburg joins Skills For Chicagoland’s Future to lead the organization’s expansion to as many as 25 cities.
Smith finished with 18 points, five rebounds and five assists. Evans added 20 points, seven assists, three steals and two rebounds.
The three had been traveling at high speeds in a car that was sought in connection with ‘other incidents that occurred in multiple jurisdictions,’ Calumet City police said.
The Sky’s new valuation of $85 million conducted by Chicago investment bank Loop Capital makes it the second-highest in the league behind the Storm.