Just in case you were worrying that Mayor Rahm’s holiday vacation might have softened him up a bit, have no fears.

His latest column in the Sun-Times shows he’s as audacious as ever.

That would be the column where the mayor announces his newfound dedication to passing sensible gun-control legislation—now that it’s apparently politically safe to do so. Here, read it yourself.

It’s like his newfound declaration to do whatever he can to get the state legislature to pass a gay marriage bill—now that most of the necessary pro votes have been rounded up by other people, most notably House Speaker Michael Madigan.