They’re called trackers

Fred Klonsky covers Chicago educational issues, Chicago politics, and their interaction, better than anyone in the city. His blog is a must-read. Well worth following.

Fred Klonsky

When your billionaire Wall Street buddies have given you $30 million to spend on your campaign for mayor of Chicago, you can afford the extras.

Like trackers.

You can find them at every event whereJesus Chuy Garcia is speaking.

Like this morning at Darwin Elementary School in my neighborhood.

Chuy was there to talk about Rahm’s bad financial deals that have cost Chicago Public Schools a billion dollars. These toxic bank deals can be renegotiated. Rahm claims they are contracts andcannot be changed.

This is an odd claim given the Mayor’s attitude towards pension contracts.

On the edge of the crowd of parents and reporterswas the tracker with her mini-cam.

Her hope was to catch Chuy saying something that opposition research could use to embarrass him.

Failing that theytake disconnected clips and create Chuy say something he hasn’t said by putting clips together out of context.

This was Rahm’s specialty…

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