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A Casino to Soothe the Savage Beast

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 12, 2007 5:15PM

Tribune columnist John Kass has been on a roll this week. He started it by discovering the existence of "freegans" and ends it by suggesting His Elective Majesty (in his more animated, apoplectic moments) bears a frightening similarity to horror film icon Chucky. Kass's observation was a casual and humorous toss-off in an otherwise serious column about City Hall's continuing efforts to wrangle themselves a casino. It's an informative read, and if you - like us - are concerned about the possibility of a casino being run by the same municipal government that gave us the Hired Truck Scandal and a stacked, politically motivated hiring policy that led to the installment of a federal monitor to ensure people were being hired on the merits of their qualifications, then by all means read it.

In the meantime, study the images we've provided and see for yourself if you can pick out some similarity. They both certainly have a way with words.

Mayor Daley image via The Newspaper. image of Charles Lee "Chucky" Ray via