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In the spirit of the changes sweeping the Reader, I want to say something nice about Mayor Emanuel.

I think we’ll all agree that I’ve been far too critical of him over the last few months.

Well, actually, I won’t agree to that. Probably most readers won’t agree to that either. But I’m sure we’ll all agree that Mayor Emanuel will agree to that.

Anyway, time for a change!