Smith held a press conference today--with his attorneys at his side. Oh, it's never a good sign when a politician speaks to the media accompanied by a legal team. One of those lawyers is Victor Henderson, who has an exalted opinion of his client, as Chicago's NPR affiliate tells us:
Meantime, Henderson framed Smith as a trailblazer in Springfield, and an independent voice standing up to all the legislators who have worked against him.Technorati tags: Illinois Democrats chicago current events Cook County Illinois Politics corruption cronyism graft legal crime
"There were a lot of ministers who didn't want Martin Luther King up here in the '60s because he said he was causing problems. Look what good he did. People wanted Nelson Mandela to be quiet. People wanted Jesus to be quiet," Henderson said.
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