“We are well capable of handling our own business,” he said. “You say it’s voluntarily, but, c’mon, it’s a directive from the city.”

I do hope that when it’s time for the mayor to reup his fiefdom, Chicago voters and small-business-people remember the week that the mayor was more concerned about taking your booze away than addressing the city’s broken promise to put more cops on the streets.

Yes, I am in a foul mood today. Why do you ask?