Your Leaders at Work

December 3, 2008

Today, Chicago's city council Finance Committee debated the proposed parking meter lease for three and a half hours. It was full of technical questions and a little debate, but Alderman Walter Burnett livened things up by oddly comparing the deal to Viagra, of all things. You can hear his exchange with Chicago's chief financial officer Paul Volpe below. Viagra Apparently all the excitement was lost on Alderman Bernie Stone, though, who fell asleep at his desk in full view of the press.