With all due respect to my dear friends in Mayor Emanuel’s press operation—and you know I love each and every one of you very, very much . . .

What the heck were you thinking yesterday?

I mean, announcing the closing of 54 grammar schools—over 11 percent of the total—on a day when Mayor Emanuel’s skiing in Utah?

Who’s running the big-announcement division around here—LeBron James?

Actually, LeBron at least showed up to announce his Big Decision. If he did things like Mayor Emanuel, he’d have sent his cousin Clarence before the cameras to say, “LeBron is taking his talents to South Beach . . .”