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I was going to write about the great rent-a-protester controversy rocking the Chicago Public Schools, but I got distracted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s bold new experiment in library management.

That’s the one where he saves the libraries by destroying them.

So I’ve let some of the other writers in town do the heavy lifting on the school protester thing. Which means it’s time for a few shout-outs …