What’s Joel Pollak been up to lately?


With election season on us again, Evanston voters may be wondering what ever happened to Republican Joel Pollak, who two years ago posed the toughest election challenge of her career to incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Evanston.

Well, he surfaced in the national news this week as the editor in chief of the late Andrew Breitbart's conservative political website Breitbart.com, with what was billed as a "bombshell" video from President Obama's days as a student at Harvard Law School.

But this Yahoo News story suggests that many observers thought the bomshell was a dud.

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