#1: “It’s called economic sadness.”

#2: “If I didn’t have this creative, innovative management style about leasing public assets, we would not be talking about that [Ed. note: not sure what ‘that’ is].”

– Mayor Daley to the Sun-Times editorial board

For more on the mayor’s management style, see Mick Dumke’s fact-checking of Daley’s budget address, and Dumke and Ben Joravsky’s just-posted cover story on the shadow TIF budget.