Too Legit to Quit
In a continuing effort to prove that it can be trusted to hire and fire people based solely on their ability, the city moved on Friday to vacate the Shakman decree.
- The move to overturn the 1983 Shakman decree comes despite Daley's assertions that he wants to keep city hiring free of politics.
- ...Daley's top lawyer, Mara Georges, previously said the administration would persist in challenging the Shakman decree because it needs more freedom to streamline the hiring process.
If these aren't the most bald faced assertions of a premise completely devoid of historical perspective and reality (in other words, lies) we've ever seen, we don't know what is. Channel 2; Channel 7; Tribune coverage. If Patrick Fitzgerald is reading this - Faster Please. Squeeze "Quarters" and Segal a little harder. Someone somewhere is going to pop soon. And to Michael Shakman - keep fighting the good fight.