So the state slowly slouches toward bankruptcy, while tax-paying retirees and business owners set their sights on Indiana, Tennessee, or Florida. Many have already left, and many more are sure to follow. Illinois' financial death spiral may have already begun.
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?