Neither Mayor Daley was on hand to make the wrong calls on the use of CPD force.
Audience choice: Nothing
Other notable or popular comments included time off work, the clean-up of the city, the lack of traffic and the “Chicago Police and the great job that they did.” Not to mention the distraction from the murder rate for a minute. A few other amusing comments: “So kids got to see how it feels to be hit with a nightstick”; “That it’s in no way involved with the Twilight franchise”; “In the words of Buzz McAllister, “I think it’s pretty cool you didn’t burn the place down”; “Marginal increase in public awareness of imminent police state” and “Good practice for our 2016 Olympics.”
Best of Chicago 2012