cityWell, what do you know? Protests against decades of one-party dictatorship have come to the last place you’d expect: Chicago.

A motley assortment of “Black Lives Matter” activists, other out-of-town agitators and ne’er do wells, along with locals who seem finally to be waking up to the mess they helped to create have, ironically, taken to heart Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s famous dictum: “Never let a crisis go to waste.”

Unfortunately, President’s Obama’s former chief of staff isn’t in the Windy City to hear all the hoo-ha. He’s gone with his family on a vacation to, of all places, Cuba.

Here’s a tip to all the self-aggrandizing, traffic-blocking protesters who want to get rid of Rahm: Next time, try showing up at the ballot box.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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