Chicago used to / probably still is one of the most corrupt if not the most corrupt major city in the world(sans Russian cites) . it has earned the title of the windy city many times over. here's an article about some Chicago corruption...
Toyota tundra tows the space shuttle Endeavor over a bridge
Its like that with anything in the media though that's why you see all the bat shit crazy republicans on tv and rarely hear about any moderates. It improves ratings, ratings sell ad spots. Welcome to capitalism.
while I am happy its no longer on speed(lets be honest speeds coverage has been shit recently), I am way more upset that its going to NBC. It looks like I will have to continue to stream the races from the UK's coverage.