So. Mayor Daley lays all the blame on Bill Abolt, while promising everyone that he's not blaming Mr. Abolt. Now that Abolt's gone, the crisis is over.
It's a "re-arranging the deckchairs on the Titanic" level of denial.
Chicagoans deserve a better mayor than Richard Daley. As if we needed another reminder of his ability to tell people the opposite of the truth, he wants to let his constituents know that the issue is over.
"People believe me. Yes, they do. Yes. I corrected this in one day."
There we are, kids, right at the end of the article. Hizzoner Junior waved his magic frickin' Wand Of Mayorality and cleared up the whole mess. No longer will private trucks just sit idle while their owners collect easy money. Mayor Daley said so, and we can believe him, right?
If that's the case, I've got some great commercial and residential properties 10 blocks east of Lake Shore Drive I'd like to sell.