Comment: The Sun-Times earlier said it wouldn’t be doing endorsements, perhaps embarrassed by its endorsement of Blago not once but twice. This sure reads like a Rauner endorsement, however.

And their editorial writers sure don’t understand the state’s fiscal numbers. There’s no “slow ascent” going on out of the state’s fiscal predicament. Growth in unfunded pension liabilities, which aren’t reported in budget numbers, dwarfs even the structure deficit that’s in the budget, and year-to-date state revenue is down.