Today the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Reader both have hypothetical 'letters to the Olympics' introducing our city to the IOC officials that are here to evaluate the plan for the 2016 games. The 'letters' couldn't be more different. To be fair, both articles are truthful and make a legitimate claims supporting their causes and opinions.
If you're up for the test, read both and tell us how you feel. Our guess is that you will sympathize with one opinion or the other.
Optimist - Chicago Tribune's "A letter to the Olympics"
Pessimist - Chicago Reader's "An open letter to the IOC"
Let us know which one you feel better portrays our city.