The announcements from Gov. Pat Quinn's office arrived via email bearing the official state of Illinois seal, signaling Real Government Business. But we all knew what they really were: campaign-ish announcements disguised as Real Government Business.
Did you notice the resulting Quinn-friendly headlines this week?
Monday: 500 additional jobs at Coyote Logistics in Chicago.
•Tuesday: 1,000 new jobs at a yet-to-be-built Amazon.com warehouse.
•Wednesday: 175 permanent jobs at a new fertilizer factory in Tuscola.
•Thursday: Groundbreaking of Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute on Goose Island.
•Friday: Gosh, what'll it be?