Today, at last, former 6th Ward city council member Dean Zimmermann goes on trial for alleged corruption.
His supporters have been chanting the "innocent until proven guilty" mantra ever since his home was raided last September. Soon they will stop. Zimmermann will likely be found guilty--the Strib reports that 90 percent of Federal cases result in conviction, and the feds say that they have Z on video and audio tape negotiating to receive bribes.
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