July 26, 2012
Rahmbo: 'Chick-fil-a values not Chicago values'
I think Mayor Emanuel is on to something here. By all accounts, Chick-fil-A is a well run, honest business. And Chicago? Well...let's just say no one has ever used to the word "honest" to describe city government -- or anyone who does business with the city. Sun Times: "Chick-fil-A's values are not Chicago values. They're not respectful of our residents, our neighbors and our family members. And if you're gonna be part of the Chicago community, you should reflect Chicago values," Emanuel said Wednesday. "What the CEO has said as it relates to gay marriage and gay couples is not what I believe, but more importantly, it's not what the people of Chicago believe. We just passed legislation as it relates to civil union and my goal and my hope ... is that we now move on recognizing gay marriage. I do not believe that the CEO's comments ... reflects who we are as a city." Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) is using the same argument to block Chick-fil-A from opening its first free-standing ...(Read Full Post)