The Peculiar Priorities of the Chicago Media

Yesterday, there was a rally in support of natural marriage at the Capitol Rotunda in Springfield. Estimates of the numbers of attendees are between 3,000 and 5,000 – and this on a bitter cold winter day.

Last night, WGN News and FOX News Chicago at 9:00 p.m. had no stories about the rally. ABC, NBC, and CBS at 10:00 p.m.-nothing.

But while no station covered the story of 3,000-5,000 Illinoisans descending on Springfield in opposition to the legalization of “same-sex marriage,” CBS had a story about coyotes surrounding a golden retriever in an affluent North Shore suburb, NBC had a story about Michelle Obama’s new portrait, and ABC had a story about Robin Roberts’ return to Good Morning America.

I awaited my morning Trib with bated breath…What, no story about a huge rally in support of natural marriage?