Is Chicago a miserable city?

February 9, 2009 (CHICAGO) Why would Chicago- home to U.S. President Barack Obama, the 2016 Olympics bid and sports teams galore- rank number three in the list of America's Most Miserable Cities?

Comments: What do you think?

The answer- long commutes, lousy weather, high taxes and rising unemployment. Also on the list- corruption.

Forbe's list of miserable cities:

  • Stockton, Calif.
  • Memphis, Tenn.
  • Chicago, Ill.
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Modesto, Calif.
  • Flint, Mich.
  • Detroit, Mich.
  • Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Miami, Fla.
  • St. Louis, Mo.
  • Information from Forbes.com

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