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Steve Rhodes: "Our entire state is a criminal enterprise. Can the federal government prosecute Illinois under the RICO statutes?"
The runner up, related, comes from Dick Mell* (emphasis mine): "For the last one, if two people had stood up and moved to defer and publish [information about the parking meter deal] they would have been heaped with scorn for holding up the deal because we were told we had to do this immediately."
City inspector general holds a presser at 2pm to discuss his report on the deal. Pass the popcorn.
* "Key Roles As chair of the Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics, redraws ward maps to protect incumbents, distributes prized committee assignments, kills overly ambitious reform legislation"