It shouldn't be a surprise that the first Rahm Emanuel campaign video would be called "Tough," right?
I guess that's a soft kind of tough. With a great Obamanian straw man moment -- yeah, there is a big contingent arguing to make Chicago a "second-tier city." But this whole "tough" thing doesn't seem to square with the current Politico take: "Nicer Emanuel woos Chicago voters":
CHICAGO — Rahm Emanuel has a message for the voters of Chicago: No more Mr. Tough Guy.
The brash Beltway dealmaker—who was toiling as President Barack Obama’s chief staff six short weeks ago—officially announced his bid for mayor Saturday in a packed elementary school gym on Chicago’s north side, showing his softer, emotional side in an event that sought to downsize one of Washington's biggest personalities for a local audience.
It's not a problem that two "prominent African-American officials" just announced their candidacies, is it?