We're Not Saying We Want Special Treatment, We're Just Saying That There Could Be Consequences if We Don't Get Special Treatment
Some of Chicago's aldermen are incensed that they're being subjected to humiliating security searches before entering some government buildings—as if they were just regular people. Delicious quote from Ald. Carrie Austin:
"It's not a matter of giving anybody any preference. But us that are aldermen — we are the ones who set your budget. If we're the ones setting your budget maybe we'll take an adjustment."