“I made a mistake.”

Fred Klonsky

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson tries to join protesters. Another riot nearly ensues.

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The other day Rahm said he made a mistake.

He’s made many. But he only copped to one: Naming the planned north side selective admission high school after Barack Obama.

“In my rush to honor our favorite son, I made a mistake. I heard the community. And it’s not gonna be named after the president. My goal is to have a library named after him here in the city of Chicago,” said Rahm.

This was strange because I’m not aware of any community that objected to naming a high school after President Barack Obama. I am not sure what community he was listening too about this.

Although I have an idea which community he mostly listens to. It is a small and very rich community.

The objections were never about naming rights. It was always about equity, racism…

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