We haven’t made it through the 162-page transcript of the Daley deposition pried loose by the Sun-Times, via the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, but even in the summaries, there are verbal tapdances to delight Chicagoans who know we will never know the unknown knowns of this man’s tenure: “Trees, size of trees, just making sure that the facility would be up-to-date. Trees. I’m a tree lover. Put that on the record.” Call Donald Rumsfeld: the former chief executive of Searle could share a few linguistic jollies with Bridgeport’s finest. Trees. Size of trees.
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