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Welcome to the fray, my friends.

Right now you may be thinking that Persepolisgate—the purging of a great graphic novel from CPS libraries and classrooms—is the dumbest thing Mayor Emanuel’s administration has ever done.

Hmm . . .

Well, it is an outrageous, poorly conceived, badly implemented, hugely embarrassing power grab by school officials who have been led to believe they are answerable to no one other than themselves.

And their boss, the mayor, of course.

But . . .