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The Next Union Showdown: Teachers vs...Rahm Emanuel?

Jaime41 Wrote: Jun 08, 2012 1:42 PM
I cringe every time emanuel is referred to as "rahmbo." The name is an obvious reference to John Rambo, but the inference is heroism in war, self-sacrifice for a nobler cause, and superior ability under pressure. Rahm is no hero, is an uber-millionaire who made his dough from a scam government sinecure, who pimped the most corrupt administration in history, and is a pint-size dwarf with an oversized chip on his narrow shoulder who couldn't fight his way out of a paper bag. He's an over the hill ballerina, little more,

First, there was Chris Christie. Then, Scott Walker. And now...Rahmbo.

Yes, Mayor of Chicago and President Obama's former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is gearing up for a battle with the Chicago Teachers' Union, likely to come to a head this summer. And while he's Gov. Walker's political antithesis, Emanuel finds himself in the same sort of budgetary crisis as Walker's Wisconsin -- and staring at the very same solution: cutting costs in unionized areas of the public sector.

While he’s also working to implement cost cutting for firefighters and cops, Emanuel’s most prominent target is...