Chi Trib uncorks a stunning first sentence in today’s paper, on page one

Chicago Newspapers

Front page hard copy lede caught a reader’s eye:

Within seconds of stepping onstage to declare his triumph in the Chicago mayoral race, Brandon Johnson extended an olive branch.

To Vallas? Wow.

After briefly marveling at his improbable political rise, the newly minted mayor-elect said his first order of business was delivering a message to those who’d voted for his opponent, Paul Vallas.

Being the first winner ever to do such a thing?

Ask yourself that.

And then ask why he wouldn’t say that.

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