Sound bite of the day: The Emanuel DNA

December 8, 2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is very excited that Sara Lee is moving its operations from the suburbs to the West Loop. He's so excited, in fact, that his press conference today had the tone of a victory speech.

When asked, though, if this was a battle with the suburbs for the future of local business, Emanuel shrugged off the question and added the "Emanuel DNA" gem to a follow up question asking if Emanuel was implying there was no competition:

It's good to have the mayor of Chicago back as the Sound Bite of the Day. It's been far too long.