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Daily Journal
     May 7, 2021      #96-127 KDJ

Politicians’ broken promises don’t get us

By Scott Reeder

Politicians lie to get elected. That’s hardly startling. And in a state like Illinois, with its long and sordid history of corruption, that observation is about as newsworthy as “the pyramids are old and big.”

Still, one can’t help but be disappointed when politicians back away from their word.

A case in point is Gov. JB Pritzker who ran for office on a platform of reforming the state’s redistricting process.

During the last gubernatorial election, Springfield reporter Rich Miller surveyed every candidate ...

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