Now this would be downright comical...

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...if people were not getting murdered at an increasing rate.

Chicago is having a record year for gun violence:

Year to Date
Shot & Killed: 567
Shot & Wounded: 2764
Total Shot: 3331
Total Homicides: 600

And Mayor Betelguese has a plan - from the Chicago, Ill FOX affiliate:

Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to sue Chicago gangs, seize their assets
As Chicago's gang violence spirals out of control, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is coming up with a new plan to fight back.

Lightfoot wants to hold the gangs accountable by allowing the city to sue the very people who are pulling the trigger.

Authorities want to take away the guns, cars, jewelry and money from gangs to eliminate their profit motive.

'Scuuuuuse me but the Asset Forfeiture Program has been a tool of the United States Department of Justice since 1984. I do not think that they will take kindly to Mayor Groot stepping in and trying to claim the booty for herself. More here: Asset forfeiture

Another example of someone who is perfectly credentialed for the position: Lightfoot is black, gay, knows the right people, went to the right schools.  Lightfoot is totally unqualified for the position and there is a huge difference between the two.

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