Walter’s Perspective: Summits Putting Heat On The Mayor

CHICAGO (CBS) — It had to happen, you knew it.

Some heat on Mayor Rahm Emanuel for luring to Chicago presidents and prime ministers from around the world for the NATO and G8 summit meetings.

Shebangs that President Barack Obama is setting up for Emanuel because Emanuel wants him to, to shower on Chicago and himself huge attention, which the summits will do, but likely not the kind of attention the mayor wants – tens of thousands protestors in Chicago storming the streets and the police.

The mayor figures he’s “Rahmbo” enough to keep the peace, and he may be, but don’t bet on it.

Protestors who’ve provoked serious violence at summits in other cities are now organizing for Chicago.

“Oh, no problem,” says the mayor. “I’m passing laws to prevent violence. Doubling the fines for obstructing police, making it illegal to stay overnight in Grant Park. That’ll prevent violence.”

Oh boy, Mr. Mayor. Boy of boy, where is your head?

  • tom sharp

    Another good one Walter. I’m just waiting for the expenses associated with Rahm’s latest bout of egomania to result in another tax on us.

  • Afro

    Walter it don’t matter where his head is because he like you he has totaly lost his mind.

  • civilized

    Hey Tom, the expenses have already been paid for and not from “texas on us.” Walter, as usual, is a closed-minded old fool who should have retired years ago. His writing doesn’t even make since anymore so no need for a rebuttal.

  • Joann Butkus

    Walter, you got it right again! this city is headed for a major train-wreck and this ego-maniac Emanuel-AKA GESTAPO RAHM, thinks he’s just got everything under control and the dollars will flow like wine into HIS pockets! forget the cost to the city in damages, security, etc. And we can’t wait to see who he’s going to “deputize” (Barney Fife?) when he realizes that were about 5,000 police officers short!!!!

  • Afro

    If not for national interest I wouldn’t blame the whole force for walking out and saying fuk you Chicago

  • james .georgeff

    why is bluecross&blue shield charging five dollars a month service charge a month

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