Cory Booker: USA Not “Top Country” To Be Born In Anymore – Big League Politics

Not kidding about this:

During an appearance on Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein’s “Pitchfork Economics” podcast released earlier today, Booker said that America was no longer “the top country” for “poor people” to be born into, and said this has changed drastically in his lifetime.

It’s an old leftist dumb thing to say. Get yourself a new shtick, Cory, something we haven’t heard before.

Lori Lightfoot, Toni Preckwinkle claim top spots in Chicago mayor’s race, appear headed to runoff

A party boss — no recommendation at all.

The runoff battle between Lightfoot and Preckwinkle promises to be a donnybrook, pitting a new reformer against an old one who has since become a party boss. Whatever happens, assuming the two indeed face each other in a runoff, Chicago will make history with its first African-American woman as mayor. [emphasis added]

Makes it an easy choice when you say it (credibly) that way.