WBEZ | Criterion http://www.wbez.org/tags/criterion Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en But ... but ... Mr. Mayor, you shook my hand and promised ... http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/mr-mayor-you-shook-my-hand-and-promised-105549 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Screen shot 2013-02-15 at 12.14.20 AM.png" alt="" /><p><p><iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="225" scrolling="no" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/p9YKHzAiKMs?start=216" width="400"></iframe><strong>WILL RAHM RUN?</strong> Two &quot;well-connected sources&quot; tell <em>The Daily Beast</em> <a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/02/14/rahm-emanuel-toying-with-2016-presidential-run-sources-say.html" target="_blank">Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been discussing a White House run</a> if Hillary Clinton takes a pass.<br />* But he shook my hand on-camera last May and said, &quot;<strong><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9YKHzAiKMs&amp;feature=youtu.be&amp;t=3m36s" target="_blank">I&#39;m not doin&#39; it</a></strong>.&quot;<br />* And before that, he issued&nbsp;<a href="http://soundcloud.com/meyerson/mayor-emanuel-weirdly-denies" target="_blank">this kinda weird denial</a>&nbsp;in September 2011.<br />* On the other hand: &quot;<a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2013/02/hillary-clinton-running-president-ok/62143/" target="_blank">Hillary Clinton Is Running for President, OK?</a>&quot; (<em>The Atlantic</em>)</p><p><strong>TURKEY TALK.&nbsp;</strong><em>The Hill</em> recounts NRA chief Wayne LaPierre&#39;s insistence in Nashville, before the <a href="http://National Wild Turkey Federation" target="_blank">National Wild Turkey Federation</a> (hey, they have rights, too), that <a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/283351-nra-chief-obama-revealed-gun-push-is-a-charade" target="_blank">President Obama&#39;s gun legislation has been revealed as a &quot;charade.&quot;</a><br />* <a href="http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/02/14/the-speech-obama-should-give-in-chicago" target="_blank">The speech Obama should have planned for Chicago</a>, according to the <em>Chicago Reader</em>&#39;s Steve Bogira.<br />*&nbsp;<em>The Onion:</em>&nbsp;&quot;<a href="http://www.theonion.com/articles/66yearold-washington-post-reporter-hopes-he-livebl,31288/" target="_blank">66-Year-Old&nbsp;<em>Washington Post</em>&nbsp;Reporter Hopes He Liveblogged State Of The Union Right</a>.&quot;</p><p><strong>SAY IT AIN&#39;T SO, NATE.&nbsp;</strong>Nate Silver, the statistically savvy anti-pundit, considers ending his predictions: &quot;<a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/02/nate-silver-id-stop-blogging-if-it-influenced-election-157049.html" target="_blank">If it gets really weird in 2014, in 2016, then maybe I&rsquo;ll stop doing it</a>.&quot;<br />* Sen. Marco Rubio&#39;s mind is &quot;<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/15/opinion/krugman-rubio-and-the-zombies.html?_r=1&amp;" target="_blank">zombie-infested</a>,&quot; according to Nobel winner Paul Krugman.</p><p><iframe align="right" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="225" mozallowfullscreen="" scrolling="no" src="http://www.hulu.com/embed.html?eid=xwshrmnmiv6qzhz-49lrsa&amp;it=i4273" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="400"></iframe><strong>FREE MOVIES.&nbsp;</strong>Fill in the gaps in your classic movie education with free access to the Criterion collection of films,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.hulu.com/movies/criterion" target="_blank">available all weekend on Hulu.com</a>. Where to start? &quot;<strong><a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/215922?playlist_id=1335&amp;asset_scope=movies" target="_blank">Lord of the Flies</a></strong>,&quot; &quot;<a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/215918" target="_blank">The Seventh Seal</a>&quot; or &quot;<a href="http://www.hulu.com/watch/215923?playlist_id=1327&amp;asset_scope=movies" target="_blank">The Blob</a>&quot;? So ... many ... choices ...</p><p><strong>DOES &#39;GO MAKE BABIES&#39; DISCRIMINATE?</strong>&nbsp;WBEZ blogger Nico Lang gives the station a chance to defend its new marketing campaign against suggestions&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/nico-lang/2013-02/wbez-responds-criticism-%E2%80%9Cgo-make-babies%E2%80%9D-ads-leave-lgbt-people-out-105484" target="_blank">it discriminates against gays, lesbians and others unlikely to make children</a>.<br />* Five reasons&nbsp;<a href="http://blogs.kqed.org/pop/2013/02/14/5-reasons-why-npr-should-start-a-dating-site/" target="_blank">NPR should launch a dating site</a>.</p><p><strong>AND YOU THOUGHT THE MAPS APP SUCKED.</strong>&nbsp;If your iPhone&#39;s running the latest version of Apple&#39;s operating system, iOS 6.1, clever hackers can&nbsp;<a href="http://www.jailbreaknation.com/how-to-bypass-ios-6.1-passcode-lock-and-view-iphone" target="_blank">slip past your passcode to access your contacts, voicemail and photos</a>.<br />*&nbsp;<a href="http://allthingsd.com/20130214/new-iphone-vulnerability-lets-anyone-bypass-passcode/" target="_blank">Apple promises fix soon</a>.</p><p><strong>QUIZ TIME AGAIN.</strong> <a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/new-quiz-1" target="_blank"><em>Go for it.</em></a></p><script type="text/javascript" src="http://i0.poll.fm/survey.js" charset="UTF-8"></script><noscript><a href="http://cpm.polldaddy.com/s/new-quiz-1">Take Our Survey!</a></noscript><script type="text/javascript"> polldaddy.add( { type: 'iframe', auto: true, domain: 'cpm.polldaddy.com/s/', id: 'new-quiz-1' } ); </script><br /><hr /><p><em><strong>ANNOUNCEMENTS.</strong></em><br /><em>* Suggestions for this blog?&nbsp;<a href="mailto:cmeyerson@wbez.org?subject=Things%20and%20stuff">Email anytime</a>.<br />* Get this blog by email, free. <a href="http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify?uri=feedburner/AELk&amp;amp;loc=en_US">Sign up here</a>.</em><br /><em>* Follow us on Twitter:&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/wbez" target="_blank">@WBEZ</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/meyerson" target="_blank">@Meyerson</a>.</em></p></p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 05:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/charlie-meyerson/2013-02/mr-mayor-you-shook-my-hand-and-promised-105549