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  • Bruce Rauner

Reading the long eve-of-the-teachers’-strike story that began on page one of the Sunday Tribune, I came across a passage that made me wince—which, I suspect, was its intent.

“Also on the mayor’s side,” reported the Tribune (John Byrne, Kristen Mack, and Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah shared the byline), “are self-proclaimed education reform groups, which have spent tens of thousands of dollars on radio ads to undercut the union’s position. Such ads might reasonably be expected to ramp up in frequency and volume in the event of a strike.”

The story went on: