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Daley: I Do the Threatening 'Round These Parts

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Daley says a man who disagreed with his rather demonstrative remark to a reporter on the effectiveness of the city's gun ban had no right to threaten him.

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Daley, Without Irony: You Shouldn't Threaten Anyone

Daley says a man who disagreed with his rather demonstrative remark to a reporter on the effectiveness of the city's gun ban had no right to threaten him.
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"This is America. People say many things. They may disagree with your political viewpoint but the should never threaten anyone."

That's Mayor Daley speaking Saturday -- with no hint of irony! No rifle in hand! No gleeful smirk! -- about Christopher Fox, the California man who, in a fit of pique over Daley's gun "butt" comments, called the mayor to threaten him.

Fox is being held without bail in Santa Clara County Jail.

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