Ditka to endorse in Romeoville mayoral race

Feb 27, 2013 Full story: The Herald-News 17

Former Bears Coach Mike Ditka will endorse former defensive tackle Steve McMichael for mayor of Romeoville in the April 9 election.

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Romeoville Resident

Romeoville, IL

#1 Feb 27, 2013
From one has been to another!
laugghable

Romeoville, IL

#2 Feb 27, 2013
Its getting morre and more obvious why monggo is running..nnot for the romeoville residents but for his own selfish purposes
Chicago for McMichael

Chicago, IL

#3 Feb 27, 2013
Coach knows leadership!
laugghable

Romeoville, IL

#4 Feb 27, 2013
Chicago for McMichael wrote:
Coach knows leadership!
maybe in football but he is no material for mayor..ask him where he lives and what school district he is in
Da BS

Romeoville, IL

#5 Feb 27, 2013
I'm glad to see Da Coach supporting his former player as it worked out so well for his own senate run.I applaud Mongo for running and hope he keeps running and never looks back!
Da BS

Romeoville, IL

#6 Feb 27, 2013
From his own new website:

•Steve McMichael says the Village needs to expand its commercial prospects and work to improve the plight of residents struggling to keep their homes and find good jobs.)(Fact - 90 new businesses, which provided more than 800 additional jobs to the community in 2012, bringing our three year total to over 3,600 jobs.)
•His vast experience and contacts in diverse markets makes him uniquely qualified to attract businesses and foster public-private partnerships to reduce the problems residents face.(Sounds like someone used Resume Maker Deluxe.)
•"My notoriety (Used up ball player and a fake wrestler) will open doors and get phone calls returned when I am reaching out to resources badly needed by the Village.(Please name one resource that is not already working with the Village.)
•I want to use the goodwill I have built through several different careers for the benefit of Romeoville." (Having several different careers in a lifetime does not show stability and again, RMD.)
Mongo - Not one reputable endorsement that comes from an actual political figure or Romeoville resident. Not even his own campaign team. Just former team mates.
John Noak - Endorsements
Federal elected officials
Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL-3)
Will County elected officials
Will County Board Member Don Moran
Will County Board Member Liz Collins
Will County Board Member Lee Goodson
Will County Board Member Suzanne Hart
Will County Board Member Chuck Charles-Chuck Maher
Local mayors
Mayor Brian Reeves, Lemont
Mayor Rick Chapman, Shorewood
Mayor Mike Collins, Plainfield
Mayor George Pradel, Naperville
Mayor Jim Holland, Frankfort
Mayor Bill Murphy, Woodridge
DuPage Township elected officials
DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer
Not to mention the endorsements of local residents in print.
dumb and dumber

Bolingbrook, IL

#7 Feb 28, 2013
I agree that Mongo isn't the choice but those endorsements don't mean much either. They all would have endorsed the incumbent. I really don't care who Bill Mayer supports for mayor.
Lakewood Family

Romeoville, IL

#8 Feb 28, 2013
dumb and dumber wrote:
I agree that Mongo isn't the choice but those endorsements don't mean much either. They all would have endorsed the incumbent. I really don't care who Bill Mayer supports for mayor.
In order to be an effective Mayor you have to be able to work with the very people on that list. The Village isn't in a bubble. I think it says a lot that the Mayor has such broad base support from Unions and officials all around us.
Joak

Plainfield, IL

#9 Feb 28, 2013
It looks like the local Plainfield Township Republican Party has not endorsed Mayor Joak!
dumb and dumber

Bolingbrook, IL

#10 Feb 28, 2013
Now, that's funny. "Joak"
Ville

Romeoville, IL

#11 Feb 28, 2013
Joak wrote:
It looks like the local Plainfield Township Republican Party has not endorsed Mayor Joak!
It's not a partisan race! And what are you 12yrs old? Grow-up!
dumb and dumber

Bolingbrook, IL

#12 Feb 28, 2013
Let's not pretend that John isn't a republican. Partisan race or otherwise.
Jewhovahs Wetness

Westmont, IL

#13 Feb 28, 2013
I like that Noak is republican. I hate that he has union support, because unions suck and are destroying this country.
Da Coach

Romeoville, IL

#14 Mar 1, 2013
Romeoville Resident wrote:
From one has been to another!
Say that to my face and I will throw my gum right in your face.
Romeoville Resident

Romeoville, IL

#15 Mar 1, 2013
At least you would stop looking like a cow chewing cud for 30 seconds.
Da Coach wrote:
<quoted text>
Say that to my face and I will throw my gum right in your face.
Ben There

Manchester, MI

#16 Mar 1, 2013
What is this web site you speak of
Romeoville Resident

Romeoville, IL

#17 Mar 2, 2013

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