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Chicago picks Lightfoot over Preckwinkle for “change”

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Lori Lightfoot (right) with wife Amy Eshleman (left) and daughter Vivian

CHICAGO – Tuesday night, Chicagoans overwhelmingly expressed their demand for change by electing as their mayor Lori Lightfoot. Lightfoot is an attorney that expressed strong progressive political views during the many debates she had with her opponent Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Both are Democrats.

Preckwinkle's perceived connections with the corrupt Chicago Machine and indicted longtime Chicago alderman Ed Burke was rejected soundly. Lightfoot won all 50 Chicago wards, including Preckwinkle's own, in a devastating 73 to 26 point decision.

Lightfoot will be Chicago's first African-American lesbian mayor – and she will be working with a city council that includes strong, invigorated, progressive voices that will demand change – but likely to speed up the city's already stunning swing to the Left. 

In conversations over the weekend, Republican leaders in Chicago expressed their favor for Lightfoot over Preckwinkle – much stemming from Preckwinkle's soda tax and links to Chicago Machine corruption.  

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10 COMMENTS

  1. Chicago = Sodom & Gomorrah
    2 Timothy 3
    1 But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people. 6 They are the kind who worm their way into homes and gain control over gullible women, who are loaded down with sins and are swayed by all kinds of evil desires, 7 always learning but never able to come to a knowledge of the truth.

  2. Irrespective of her left wing socialist agenda, she has a real mess on her hands, the result of decades of Democrat rule. In an interview on Fox News broadcast last Friday, after a first insider’s look at Chicago books, the fiscal situation is more dire than she knew. And this weekend, as the weather got warm again, shootings escalated. Hope and Change, anyone?

  3. Everyone is labeled by their behavior, especially by perverted behavior. Political correctness is a tool designed by liars to silence people whose arguments democrats can’t refute
    I knew none of you liberals would answer the question. Your particular response is a leftist fallacy is known as “ad hominem.” It means to avoid the debate by trashing the personal motives of your opponent, rather than refuting my question in any way.