Comment: This is about Detroit, but think about the obvious similarities to Chicago and some of our cities as your read this.

“This sorry tale features almost everything there is to hate about governance in these United States: rapacious public-sector unions, a feckless city council that apparently had no idea what it was signing off on, Wall Street banks looking to benefit from political maneuvering, promises of casino revenue, and lawyers — lots of lawyers.”

via The Corrupt Bargain | National Review Online.