Taylor-made for president
05.11.19: ORSON TAYLOR launched his mayoral campaign yesterday and made a strong case for his presidential candidacy with a resounding speech directed at Chicago's non-voters.
His simple message was encapsulated in a motto that is fast becoming an overnight classic: 'Your ballot or your life'. In his speech, he urged his inner-city brethren to stop committing 'economic suicide'.
At a press conference after his speech, Taylor said he would use his position as mayor as a power base for a presidential campaign. The former Olympic athlete said he was not preaching revolution and condemned all forms of violence.
'I want to see my brothers and sisters standing up against their inner enemies, such as addiction, apathy, abject consumerism and spiritual inertia.'
His wife Gaynor Hockney, who is expecting the couple's second child next month, told reporters that she would continue to be OT's most enthusiastic cheerleader behind the scenes, but that she would not be takin