Skullduggery: New Trier GOP committeeman Fired for Opposing ‘Liar’ Sean Morrison?

-By Warner Todd Huston

There is a bit of skullduggery afoot in the Cook County GOP (I know, I know, that’s not really news). It appears that a GOP committeeman that was appointed to an open seat was summarily dismissed by the newly minted head of the Cook GOP, Sig Vaznelis.

No cause was given for the action but Eva Sorock spies a reason. The committeeman fired, Bill Cadigan, has come out in support of Cook Country Board of Review incumbent Dan Patlak and Vaznelis is in thrall to Liz Gorman who has come out for Patlak’s opponent, Sean Morrison.

Sorock writes:

New Trier Republican Committeeman Bill Cadigan, who was appointed to fill Tolbert Chisum’s position, was peremptorily fired today by the chairman of the Cook County Republican Party, Sig Vaznelis. No specific reason was given in the letter that was delivered to the township office this morning, but Cadigan has strongly supported Dan Patlak in the GOP primary for commissioner of the Board of (Tax) Review. Vaznelis is connected to Elizabeth Doody Gorman, the south side Orland Park committeeman who joined in the vicious negative campaign against Patlak.

Sorock goes on to say that Morrison has created a web of lies with his campaign against Patlak.

So, did Gorman pressure her lackey Vaznelis to dump Cadigan because he is supporting Patlak?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Check out the rest of her post at


Illinois Reveiw has the letter Cadigan received and a bit more on this tale of backroom, double dealing.

About Warner Todd Huston

Warner Todd Huston is a Chicago-based freelance writer, has been writing opinion editorials and social criticism since early 2001 and is featured on many websites such as Andrew Breitbart's, and all Breitbart News' other sites,,, and many, many others. Additionally, he has been a frequent guest on talk-radio programs across the country to discuss his opinion editorials and current events as well as appearing on TV networks such as CNN, Fox News, Fox Business Network, and various Chicago-based news programs. He has also written for several history magazines and appears in the book "Americans on Politics, Policy and Pop Culture" which can be purchased on He is also the owner and operator of Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions : EMAIL Warner Todd Huston and follow him on Twitter, on Google Plus , and Facebook.
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One Response to Skullduggery: New Trier GOP committeeman Fired for Opposing ‘Liar’ Sean Morrison?

  1. New Trier Nattering Nabob says:

    Good for Cadigan for standing up to these low lifes. They should stay in south Cook County where they belong.