Those of us from Chicago know exactly what the Solyndra scandal smells like. And It doesn't smell fresh and green.Barack Obama's Solyndra scandal smells like it came from Chicago's City Hall - Chicago Tribune
This about sums up the whole fiasco.
Or, did you really believe it when the White House mouthpieces — who are also Chicago City Hall mouthpieces — promised they were bringing a new kind of politics to Washington?Pay to Play. Taking care of your own. Change you can believe in? Not hardly.
This is not a new kind of politics. It's the old kind. The Chicago kind.
"So forget optics. What about smell? It smells bad, and it's going to smell worse."