With the Cook County Board of Commissioners poised to vote on a repeal of the controversial soda pop tax, we thought it would be a good idea to bring in a couple of commissioners with different views on the matter.
Larry Suffredin voted for the tax, Richard Boykin against it. These two heavyweights know their stuff–this was the greatest debate since Lincoln v. Douglas!
On hand to record the debate was Chris Buddy, the world’s greatest videographer. Enjoy, and see you next month…
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