Just a few reasons why Mayor Rahm should not give a handout worth untold millions—as in your taxes will go up to pay for it—to the Ricketts family to rebuild Wrigley Field.
And not one word about Papa Joe Ricketts’s political beliefs, fascinating though they may be.
1. Any city that can’t afford to make good on its overtime obligations to police for working almost around-the-clock during the NATO weekend cannot afford to give untold millions to the Cubs. By the way, Mayor Rahm’s appreciation for the police lasted about as long as, oh, a Cub closer holds on to a ninth-inning lead . . .