Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Responds to Jon Stewart’s Anti-Deep Dish Rant With Dead Fish Wrapped in Pizza

Yesterday, Jon Stewart’s rant against Chicago-style deep-dish pizza went viral, which is par for the course when one calls it “tomato soup in a bread bowl,” “an above-ground marinara swimming pool for rats,” and “fucking not-pizza.”  Many Chicagoans (including at least one deluded half of The Braiser) were upset at Stewart’s evangelism, including its mayor, one very violent Rahm Emanuel.

As a response to this indignity, Mayor Emanuel sent The Daily Show a dead fish wrapped in a pizza.


(For those who don’t know the story, Rahm Emanuel is an angry, angry man who wields the f-bomb like Michelangelo’s brush and yet is still very unpopular in Chicago. Once, back in his younger days, he sent a rotting fish to a pollster who screwed him over. Ever since that incident, dead fish has been a recurring motif in Emanuel’s life.)

But we can only imagine that this was an olive branch, yes? Emanuel sent this as a gift to enlighten the cynical, New York-based staff of The Daily Show on the One True Pizza, right? And it worked, right?

[h/t Eater Chicago]

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  • KingPsyz

    Team Marinara Swimming Pools

  • Jaddy Baddy

    In case any of you were wondering what happened to that
    three Trillion Dollars that was embezzled from the Wall
    Street banks back when Obama first got elected president,
    I’m bettin’ some of it went to elect Rahm Emanuel mayor of
    Chicago, and a good bit of it is building a wall around Israel,
    as you read this.

    Now, I’m not saying Rahm Emanuel is a crook, but I hear
    Geraldo Rivera just got a subpoena to dig for Al Capone’s
    vault in Rahm Emanuel’s basement.

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