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Emanuel's Denim Shirt at Blackhawks Game Sparks Twitter Mockery

Chicago's mayor takes style cues from Seinfeld, the 1990s

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    When Rahm Emanuel wore a denim shirt to Sunday night's Chicago Blackhawks playoff game, the Twitter-verse smirked at the sight of the mayor in what appeared to be one of Jerry Seinfeld's '90s hand-me-downs.

    The reelection-seeking Emanuel, a non-sports fan in a fanatical sports town, observed the Blackhawks' winning showdown against the Minnesota Wild with trademark intensity, sporting a team logo underneath an open, faded denim shirt.

    His casual attire prompted a flurry of mocking reactions on Twitter, a smattering of which we've collected below: