Category: runoff election

Beyond Distrust: A Culture of Conspiracy

Beyond Distrust: A Culture of Conspiracy
Rahm Emanuel misinterprets public restraint for tolerance of his self serving political corruption and indifference that ignores a culture of police misconduct.   By RA Monaco and Allison Lyke Long ago a judge told me, “Credibility is like your virginity, you only lose it once.”  It’s a truism that suggests Chicagoan’s have little reason to trust... Read more »

Hand of Media Manipulator Visible In New York Times’ Runoff Coverage

Hand of Media Manipulator Visible In  New York Times’ Runoff Coverage
What news editor would sign-off on the type of reporting coverage we’ve seen from the Times since Chicago’s mayoral runoff election began? By RA Monaco The New York Times’ coverage of Chicago’s mayoral election changed significantly when Mayor Rahm Emanuel was forced into a runoff bid for his second term.  The voices changed too, as... Read more »

Late-Night Parody Newscast Passes on Mayor

Late-Night Parody Newscast Passes on Mayor
By RA Monaco It must have been a crushing blow for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to learn that comedian Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as the new host of the late-night parody newscast “The Daily Show.”  Especially, since it would have been the perfect fall-back-gig for Rahm, whose real talent is actually sarcasm.  In another... Read more »
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