If you're watching the State of the State (as I am, while I listen to WBEZ), you'll notice Rich Miller really is sunburned. Holy cow! You would have made an excellent, jolly looking Santa a month ago, Rich!
Public Radio & Television are the only outlets covering this event live. What a shameful statement about Chicago broadcast media!
The applause is tepid, thanks to our good friend, Tom Cross & company.
We already know we're going to hear plenty of bitching from them.*
*Judy Baar Topinka is right up with Lynne Martin, in my book, for giving women a bad image.