Don't Make No Waves-Don't Back No Losers
An Insider's Analysis of the Daley Machine
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Unlike the many academics who focus on corruption, Rakove admired the Chicago Democratic organization. Simon points out: "The beauty of the ward system was that you had somebody who lived in your neighborhood whom you could go to and say something as modest as, 'Look, I really need my trash picked up,' which is not modest, if it begins to pile up."
But Lipinski argues that this system failed to meet the needs of many Chicagoans. She recalls reporting from aldermen's offices on what