"Scrutiny?" Mayor Richard M. Daley once asked in, rhetorically. "What else do you want? Do you want to take my shorts? Give me a break … Go scrutinize yourself! I get scrootened every day, don’t worry, from each and every one of you. It doesn’t bother me.”
That rant wasn't captured on video. Lucky for us, this lecture to the city council—exemplifying Daley's characteristic uneasy mix of rage, dorky humor, buffoonishness and political certitude—was.