• The panel

To be perfectly honest, Monday’s Honest Truth party/debate was really interesting and very fun, and that’s not just a couple of glasses of 312 talking. Props to the moderator, WBEZ’s Justin Kaufmann, and the panel, who made this politics stuff seem almost unantagonistic as they addressed such issues as whether the Illinois Republican party will rise again and who would be the better mayor: Rahm, Daley, or Kelsey Grammer as Starz‘s Boss.

Our pals at NBC livestreamed the debate for everyone unlucky enough not to be there. Here are a few of the livelier moments, starting with Reader politics reporter Mick Dumke on whether Obama lived up to his promises. His grade for the president brought a couple of interesting answers.

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