This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Rod Blagojevich
Appeared on stage during the “Rod Blagojevich Superstar!” show at The Second City and was greeted with cheers and applause. Huh?
2 Barack Obama
Returned to Chicago to deliver his healthcare reform speech to the American Medical Association, with success.
3 Mayor Daley
It was confirmed that the CTA is set to receive $240 million of federal stimulus money.
4 Kanye West
Returned home to play a free concert at the Chicago Theatre for high school students that have improved their grades and attendance.
5 Gordon Beckham
The Sox “savior” was finally called up to the bigs…as of press time, he’s only batting .114, but the four RBIs is a start.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Sammy Sosa
Say it ain’t so-sa.
2 Nunu Sung
The 24-year-old woman was charged with dumping her newborn child in a Wheaton yard.
3 Reverend Jeremiah Wright
Hit the news again after he made anti-Semitic remarks on how he’s “kept away” from Obama.
4 Derrick Rose
The Bulls guard received much criticism after a photograph of him flashing a gang sign emerged on the Internet.
5 Beccah Beushausen
The Mokena blogger who wrote about being pregnant with a terminally ill child-and drew attention from abortion opponents-was discovered to be a hoaxer.