Barbara Byrd-Bennett needs a viewing of her history — 'Cleveland. At Least We're Not Detroit!'

Now that Barbara Byrd Bennett is being hailed by Chicago's capitalists (and their loyal servants, such as the members of the City Club and the Commission set up to help do school closings) people might get a kick out of viewing Michael Moore's 2009 movie, "Capitalism A Love Story." One of the highlights is a song "Cleveland — At Least We're Not Detroit." Cleveland and Detroit are the last two stops (before Chicago) where Byrd-Bennett did her work. A week ago, Detroit fell deeper into debt, a few months after Byrd Bennett left.

The movie is as good a lesson plan on where Chicago is today.

And Byrd Bennett has also given Chicago her first video: a speech to the Chicago City Club.


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