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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Lands on GQ's List of 'The Worst People of 2015'

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    Mayor Rahm Emanuel Lands on GQ's List of 'The Worst People of 2015'
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    Mayor Rahm Emanuel landed on a list of people that includes Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, comedian Bill Cosby, ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle and suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter.

    GQ Magazine released its heavily editorialized list of “The Worst People of 2015,” explaining that it includes individuals who have “a special kind of charisma—it’s like reverse charisma, or anti-charisma. Charis-meh.”

    “They are the biggest nothing-doers in the world this year, and this is their reward,” the publication said.

    Emanuel, the only mayor on the list, landed at number 26. The publication referenced the city's release of the Laquan McDonald video, alleging that the mayor permitted its surpression during his reelection.

    The publication also said Emanuel "probably has a secret room filled with carved figurines of all his rivals, and he spends all night moving them around on a marble chessboard and cackling maniacally."

    Emanuel has faced mounting criticism over the handling of the McDonald case. The mayor's office has yet to respond to NBC Chicago's request for comment about the list. However, Emanuel publicly apologized for the police shooting death of the 17-year-old in a special address to Chicago's City Council on Dec. 9.

    Other notable entrees on the list include Floyd Mayweather Jr., Meghan Trainor and “Every Cleveland Cavalier Not Named LeBron James.”

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