Feeling cynical today, aided by this article
about how the City of Chicago uses civil forfeiture to suck money out of the poor -- or, I suppose, anyone else
unfortunate enough to get caught in their net. This is all too similar to how towns like Ferguson, Missouri (you all remember Ferguson, right?) use their police as a revenue source to keep their city budgets intact.
Chicago, of course, is one of the bluest of blue cities out there.
But Chicago's leaders care
Hint: it isn't you.