CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says it’s perfectly reasonable to continue asking questions about the security related to the upcoming world summits in Chicago, even if planners don’t like those questions.
Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to have a tight rein on protesters when Chicago hosts two major international summits next spring.
Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.
Chicago will host world leaders next spring for the NATO and G8 summits, and will be the first U.S. city other than Washington, D.C., ever to host a NATO gathering.