"Just blame your predecessor. That's good for about three years"
Two ways to go - accomplish something, or blame the other guy. Rahm picks:
Mayor Rahm Emanuel went on the defensive Thursday about a surge of recent homicides in Chicago and questioned why new law enforcement tactics hadn't been created before he was elected 10 months ago.
"You can say, 'Are you doing it right,'" Emanuel said, "but the question is, 'Why were those policies not done before?'"