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Nobody says he's dumb, but everyone says he's an asshole.

"Is it working?" "Not really. Don't take it personal."

Posted by teasel 01/04/2016 at 12:35AM
"No one leads through a crisis better than Rahm," said Sarah Feinberg, one of Emanuel's closest former aides in Congress and the White House. "He understands that these moments, tough as they are, are the ones that ultimately lead to transformative change."

Or maybe they're just the moments to keep governing like you've always governed, covering your ears and going LALALALALALA I CAN'T HEAR YOU:

In recent weeks, Emanuel has reached out to black leaders. Two prominent ministers, the Revs. Marshall Hatch and Ira Acree, said they were called to a private Dec. 8 meeting in which Emanuel seemed to be trying to assess their level of support.

"We told him how diminished his own credibility was," Acree recalled. "We said if you really want to build trust, you have to go beyond your scurrilous minions in Washington and listen to people who have different views."

They took the opportunity to press him for an independent civilian board to review police shootings as well as public hearings into the handling of the McDonald video. The mayor responded, they said, by abruptly calling the meeting to a close.

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He can't even hold a job parking cars!

Posted by teasel 01/03/2016 at 07:48AM

I’m glad at last that we’re all on board. Somebody fire him already.

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