The Unholy Alliance, Part II:
Quick, yes or no: If Fan Pier was owned by some working-class dope with a God-awful postwar vinyl-sided pillbox house on the waterfront, do you think his home would have been condemned by now? Quick answer: Yes or no. ... Not that Council President Flaherty
is right to ask for eminent domain against the billionaire Pritzker family, openly and pathetically citing the Supreme Court decision. But I think you get the picture of how eminent domain really works. ...FYI
has more on the issue (sub. req.). ...