Democrats’ Shameless Support for Madigan

Democrats’ Shameless Support for Madigan

This is just the latest reminder that Illinois Democrats are only interested in serving themselves and not the people they were elected to represent.

December 10, 2020

Throughout the week, we’ve seen Illinois House Democrats either voicing their support for Madigan or providing empty political talking points on a “wait and see approach” of who they’ll eventually vote for speaker. Unfortunately for them, we’ve seen that song and dance before and Illinois voters know what inevitably happens, they’ll fall in line and vote for Madigan.

Perhaps Democrats need a reminder that support for Madigan is an endorsement of his agenda of continuing corruption that has run rampant for decades, helping Governor Pritzker hike taxes on Illinois families, and passing a gerrymandered legislative map.

“The continued endorsement of Mike Madigan is shameless and a slap in the face to the people of Illinois,” said Kayleen Carlson, executive director of Illinois Rising Action. “This is just the latest reminder that Illinois Democrats are only interested in serving themselves and not the people they were elected to represent.”

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