Some Chicago Boyz know each other from student days at the University of Chicago. Others are Chicago boys in spirit. The blog name is also intended as a good-humored gesture of admiration for distinguished Chicago School economists and fellow travelers.
It was a good turnout. Democrat politicians, lots of people in yarmulkes, the Jewish United Fund giving out posters to wave, see below, lots of Tea Party stalwarts. This is a spectrum-spanning coalition indeed.