"Ald. James Cappleman (46th) issued a statement Sunday in essence saying I had it all wrong and blaming the Salvation Army for creating a misunderstanding about his intentions toward its feeding program for the homeless.
This would be the same alderman who wants us to believe he had no idea the Indiana farmer he enlisted to trap pigeons was going to take them back to shoot them.
This would also be the same alderman who insists his only interest in shutting down the city’s last men-only cubicle hotels is out of concern for the welfare of those who live there.
And this is the same alderman who waited more than 36 hours after I informed him Friday exactly what I was writing before saying it wasn’t true — an assertion he never made in two previous emails to me — until after the story blew up in his face."
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