Fair is fair in an incident larded with clout and politics
Within seconds of McHenry County Judge Maureen McIntyre being appointed to preside over Illinois' political heater manslaughter case on Friday, you could almost hear her being "scrubbed."
It's not about cleansing bubbles. Not in Illinois.
"Scrubbing" is a reporter's term, for checking the background, finding the friends and friends of friends, who they owe and who they know. It's about figuring out if the person being scrubbed is somebody somebody sent.