Seriously, was Lori Lightfoot funny? A look back at the memeing of the Chicago mayor

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CHICAGO — Someday, in the distant future, when you think back on the single mayoral term of Lori Lightfoot, when the name comes up and you hadn’t heard it much lately, what do you think you’ll remember? Any specific image? Or something closer to a mood? Set aside feelings of heartbreak, betrayal, admiration, animosity. Just form an image in your head. My brain goes straight to those lighthearted Lori Lightfoot stay-at-home memes that spread virally in the early days of the pandemic. But it’s nudged out by a different image: the Census Cowboy. Who remembers the Census Cowboy? (Anyone?) Mayor Li…

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