Eric Zorn is an op-ed columnist and daily blogger for the Chicago Tribune who specializes in local news and politics. He began writing a metro column in 1986, started Change of Subject — the Tribune’s first blog — in 2003, and moved to the op-ed pages in 2009.
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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
400 Days? Really, Alvarez? Really, McCarthy? Really, Rahm?
The release of the dash-cam video showing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being shot to death by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke will help members of the public answer some questions about the incident. Is it as bad as those who have seen it say it is? Does the viewer see any mitigating,...