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Who Failed Chicago?

Kodiak5 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 5:36 PM
Don't identify the problems by racial characteristics -- they are problems of culture. The primary culprit is a breakdown of the family, with illegitimate children and fatherless homes.
On Tuesday, President Obama and the first lady used the State of the Union spotlight to pay tribute to an innocent teenage girl shot and killed by Chicago gang thugs. On Friday, Obama will travel to the Windy City to decry violence and crusade for more gun laws in the town with the strictest gun laws and bloodiest gun-related death tolls in America.

Does the White House really want to open up a national conversation about the state of Chicago? OK, let's talk.

Obama, his wife, his campaign strategists, his closest cronies and his biggest bundlers all hail from Chicago. Senior adviser and...