Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) lost her bid for reelection on Tuesday night, becoming the first Chicago mayor to lose a bid for reelection in four decades. While she preemptively blamed her political demise, in part, on racism and sexism, she has had many unflattering moments that have led to her election loss.
With Lightfoot out of the running, Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas (D) and Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D) are headed for an April 4th runoff election. However, Lightfoot couched her loss before it happened, telling the New Yorker in a piece published over the weekend that she is a “black woman” in America.
“Certain folks, frankly, don’t support us in leadership roles,” she asserted.
Despite her excuses, there are several unflattering moments that led to the Democrat’s political demise in the Windy City.
1. Lightfoot got a haircut…