Last week, New York Times columnist Gail Collins gave Illinois
the distinct honor of being the nation's most politically
inept, corrupt and backwards state. (Worth a read if you missed
it.) And we're just five months removed from losing out to a city
with a murder rate five times higher than New York
City's for the Olympics.
But in the world of
lists-we'd-rather-not-be-at-the-top-of, there's some good news
today from Forbes, which put Chicago fifth on its list of the worst winter-weather cities.
Fifth, I say! Chicago came in behind Cleveland, Boston, New York
City and Milwaukee.
We're No. 5! We're No. 5! I'm thinking of having foam
I know this won't mean much when you're digging out your car,
stuffing the kids into Michelin-man style snow gear, and scrubbing
salt stains off your favorite boots, but there you go. The snow is
always lighter on the other side of the country...or something like
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