Should We or Should We Not Have Supported Vallas?

Paul Vallas, a born-and-raised Chicagoan with roots in the Peloponnese and a long and extensive record in public administration, is running for Mayor of Chicago. (PHOTO: Vallas Campaign)

Sometimes, not often, we are brought face to face with an issue that we prefer to hide under the carpet.

One of those issues can be formulated as follows: Should we support all Greek-American candidates for political office independent of who they are or not? And what are the conditions that they have to meet to qualify for our support?

In other words, is it sufficient that one simply has a Greek name or declares himself to be a Greek to be …

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