Wednesday 6 July 2022 01:27 AM Chicago mayor slams 'the toxicity in our public discourse' days after cursing ... trends now
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been hit by another hypocrisy storm - after blasting 'the toxicity in our public discourse' just days after crowing 'F**k Clarence Thomas' at an event.
Lightfoot made her latest remarks while speaking at a news conference on Tuesday with other city officials regarding the U.S. Senate's Bipartisan Safer Communities Act on gun control after the horrific July 4 gun massacre in Chicago.
'The toxicity in our public discourse is a thing I think we should all be concerned about, right? And it's ironic obviously that we're having this conversation and what happened on Independence Day,' the Democrat mayor began.
She was referring to the shooting in Chicago's Highland Park suburb, which saw gunman Robert Crimo III shoot and kill seven people watching a parade.
'You know, we're not like a lot of other countries where their version of Independence Day is marked with troops