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Tue Nov 24, 2020, 12:18 PM

The Democrat liberals love to hate

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While the McDonald shooting has become the flashpoint for liberal ire directed toward Emanuel, the ill will directed at the former mayor long predates that incident.

Emanuel, from his days leading the Democratic congressional campaign arm in the mid-2000s, has been willing to antagonize liberals within the party. He recruited moderate and conservative Democrats to run in swing districts in the 2006 election -- a strategy widely credited with restoring Democrats to the House majority in that election.

But the antipathy really began in earnest after Emanuel was chosen by former President Barack Obama to serve as his first White House chief of staff. Emanual, infamously to liberals, counseled the new president to avoid an attempt to reform the health care system under the belief that the outcome was too uncertain to risk it. "I gave him my advice," Emanuel said in 2012 of Obama's decision to tackle health care reform.

"I told him many times (about) the political cost of doing this," Emanuel said. "And thank God for the country, he didn't listen to me."

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Tue Nov 24, 2020, 02:48 PM

1. He is most famous for that time he was absolutely wrong.

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Tue Nov 24, 2020, 08:28 PM

2. Emanuel has no business being ANYWHERE near the WH

...and he was one of the worst mayors that Chicago has EVER had.

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