Yesterday the Mayor was asked about the killing of Paul O’Neal by the CPD.
“Horrible thing,” said the Mayor.
Any other reaction?
“Look, there’s a gut reaction because it’s a loss of life and I think it’s a horrible thing. And as I said, it’s a tragedy.”
Is the Mayor taking action?
Emanuel urged Chicagoans to “drop the hot rhetoric” and find a way to thank police officers who feel “almost hunted.” Sun-Times
I’ve been asked if I think think the Mayor has learned anything since the killing of Laquan McDonald.
The Mayor’s approach in that case was to bury the video for a year.
So, my answer is yes. He has learned from his mistakes.
Now he hides the videos in plain sight.
Meanwhile the police union is calling for their members to refuse mandatory overtime and engage in a modified. blue flu.
They say it is in response to the police being disrespected.