Precious Progressive Moment: Dem AG Candidate Robbed at Gunpoint in Chicago

In a sign of the times, the Dem AG candidate and his team were robbed at gunpoint while taking PR pictures.

Just when you thought it couldn’t be more obvious that Democrats bring ruin to every state and city they rule, a candidate is robbed at gunpoint in Chicago. That’s what happens when you bring expensive photography equipment into a crime-ridden city.

Bringing photographic equipment into a city often ends in robbery. For example, here’s the story of a news crew in San Francisco:

The Chicago Tribune reports, “Candidate for Illinois attorney general robbed at gunpoint.

Trending: No, Hillary Did Not Win the Popular Vote…And Yes, the Electoral College Did Protect America from Corruption at the Ballot Box

A candidate running for Illinois attorney general was robbed at gunpoint while he was taking promotional photos for his campaign Thursday afternoon in the Northwest Side ward where he’s also the Democratic committeeman, according to his campaign manager and authorities.


The gunman and two other men robbed [Aaron] Goldstein and four others of camera equipment and their cellphones before they ran away, the law enforcement source said. As of Thursday evening, no one was in custody, police said.

Police described the three suspects as between 20 and 24 years old. They did not release a detailed description of the suspects.

I’m curious why the police didn’t release a description of the suspects.

Read the entire Chicago Tribune story.

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!

Send this to a friend