*By Mark Glennon

 

Much of Chicago’s media praised the city’s property tax increase as a bold step towards solving its financial crisis. Property taxes are “the best way to soak the rich,” said a Crain’s headline.

 

Give credit where it’s due, to Al Jazeera, for its story today, Chicago’s historic property tax increase expected to burden working class. That headline says it all. They got the facts right. Read the whole thing.

 

*Mark Glennon is founder of WirePoints. Opinions expressed are his own.