Others went so far as to advise the president of the United States to butt out or risk a political backlash.
“The resentment is someone who appears to come in from out of state with a bunch of money — and no significant ties to the South or the West Side — and appearing to clout and buy his way into an election,” said Ald. Howard Brookins (21st).
Someone using clout and buying his way into an election? Are carp bottom feeders?
Getting the Rahm-around:
Rahm and the Blago factor. The timing of the new trial just prior to the mayoral election this spring.
We could end up with lots of dead fish. In Chicago, that would be an improvement. Take each other out. Make my day.
More. Tribune on the Blago/Rahmbo implications:
But the Tribune has learned more about taped conversations Emanuel had as well as what he told investigators about efforts to get Blagojevich to accept someone who had Obama's approval. They offer a deeper glimpse into his late-inning involvement in negotiations over the seat.
Let's say it directly--the incoming Obama administration's whitewash report after Blago's arrest did not mention the RahmbObama contacts on behalf of Valerie Jarrett.
More. Scott Stantis cartoon above.
...Kristol on Rahmbo. Bantam cock...