04/11/2012 04:50 pm ET Updated Jun 11, 2012

The Trust Fund Mayor?

Everybody's talking about Mayor Emanuel's proposal to create a "trust fund" that would use private money to build infrastructure, though nobody seems to understand how it would actually work. But that's not stopping aldermen from getting ready to approve it as soon as next week.

Of course, utter ignorance has never kept the City Council from adopting sweeping policies at the mayor's behest. Remember the parking meter sell-off?

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