Wheels on the Bus
Posted on December 1, 2015
In the aftermath of the McDonald video, 9.5 needed someone besides himself under the bus and none other than the Streetlight Assassin himself, CPD Superintendent Garry McCarthy was tapped to assume the position:
“Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced he has dismissed Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, citing a lack of public trust in the police leadership in the wake of the high-profile shooting that eventually led to a white officer being charged with first-degree murder in the death of a black teen shot 16 times in a Southwest Side street last year.
“Superintendent McCarthy knows that a police officer is only as effective as when he has the trust of those he serves,” Emanuel said at a City Hall news conference where he appointed a task force to look at police accountability.”
We weren’t big fans of Garry with his goofy stats, crime is down lingo and his railing against legal gun owners and guns in general. However, his job now is to play the fall guy for Tiny who is no doubt in survival mode. Look for others to find themselves under the bus as fallout from this video (and maybe others) spreads.
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