Friday, January 30, 2009

Quinn: New Boss, Old Ways

The change, it had to come We knew it all along We were liberated from the fold, that's all And the world looks just the same And history ain't changed ~ Won't Get Fooled Again (The Who) Pat Quinn is a nice guy, we've heard for years, and we don't doubt it. Pat Quinn is ready, they told us. Pat Quinn is the right guy at the right time, we were assured. Pat Quinn, as Illinois's Lieutenant Governor, has been groomed to take the shoveled-out seat of Rod Blagojevich. Now, he's Governor Quinn. What they forgot to remind all of us was this: Pat Quinn is just another Big Government Democrat. And you better not doubt it: Quinn's first official act expands state government True to Democratic liberal form, the new Governor Pat Quinn's first executive order is to expand Illinois government by setting up his new Illinois Reform Commission as an official state body, he told reporters today. FULL ARTICLE at ILLINOIS REVIEW... CNB RSS Feed