Tag Archives: Lori Lightfoot

Chicago Mayor Gives “Coded” Fuck You To Trump

Chicago’s CBS News reports: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot had very choice, very specific words for President Trump’s comments on the murder of George Floyd: “I will code what I really want to say to Donald Trump. It begins with F and ends with you.” The mayor responded to a series of tweeted comments by the president and was upset by his …

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Chicago Mayor Blasts Trump’s “Ignorant Buffoonery”

The Hill reports: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) on Monday slammed President Trump’s visit to the city as “insulting, ignorant buffoonery.” Trump’s visit on Monday was his first to Chicago as president. He spoke at the International Association of Chiefs of Police. In the wide-ranging speech, he slammed the city’s crime rate and policies protecting undocumented immigrants. “Here’s a man …

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Chicago Elects Its First Openly Lesbian Mayor [VIDEO]

The Chicago Tribune reports: Lori Lightfoot won a resounding victory Tuesday night to become both the first African-American woman and openly gay person elected mayor of Chicago, dealing a stinging defeat to a political establishment that has reigned over City Hall for decades. After waging a campaign focused on upending the vaunted Chicago political machine, Lightfoot dismantled one of its …

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CHICAGO: Flyers Claim Lesbian Mayoral Candidate Will Give “All Contracts And Jobs To Gay People” [VIDEO]

The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Lori Lightfoot jokingly refers to herself as a “triple-threat” because she is an African-American woman vying to become Chicago’s first openly-gay mayor. Now, her sexuality is the subject of a dishonest and deceptive flyer distributed to parishioners at black churches on the South Side and elsewhere. On one side of the flyer is a picture of …

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CHICAGO: Open Lesbian Advances To Mayoral Runoff

Reuters reports: Two black women will face off in an historic April runoff for Chicago mayor, one a former prosecutor and anti-establishment candidate and the other a career politician, as the third-largest U.S. city struggles with crime and racial divisions. Lori Lightfoot, 56, the former president of independent civilian body the Chicago Police Board, had 17 percent of the first …

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