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Illinois Politics As Usual...

By Margaret Lyons in News on Nov 8, 2007 9:45PM

The note says "To Inspector of Buildings: Meet me next door at the restaurant. Harry

Sometimes the coziness of local politics can be infuriating, like when Children's Memorial Hospital is represented by the law firm "Daley & George, whose partners once included Mayor Daley and still include the mayor's brother, Michael." Gah, that's no good. Or that a Blagojevich donor and associate was apparently able to buy a vacant Aurora hospital on the DL, maybe because he funnels money to Aurora's mayor. But sometimes, we can't help but chuckle at the coziness, like in the scene Swanksalot captured above.