After Shooting, Chicago Sun-Times Publishes Headline: Is Chicago 'becoming Detroit?'
Detroit may be getting some good press these days, but in some eyes, it still remains the Gold standard for bad.
This headline appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times on Friday following a shooting: "Is Chicago ‘becoming Detroit?’ Mag Mile shooting causes concern."
The paper reported that a man was critically wounded in a road rage/possible gang affiliated shooting in an upscale area in Chicago known as the Magnificent Mile.
“When you start having that [violence] in a place where people generally feel safe, that’s when we start becoming Detroit,” one alderman, who asked to remain annonymous, told the Sun-Times.
Of course, Detroiters could say every time some politician is busted in Detroit for public corruption, "we start becoming Chicago." -- A.L.