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Really? Someone should mention to Mr. Emanuel that there are 2,300,000 Catholics living and working — and some presumably owning businesses — in the Archdiocese of Chicago. Cook and Lake counties combined are 39 percent Catholic. That doesn’t even begin to count the millions of Christians, Muslims and Orthodox Jews who also do not generally support gay marriage (but who do eat chicken).

Meanwhile, in an effort to solve his abysmal homicide problem, Mr. Emanuel last week welcomed to Chicago radical Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan. The mayor said, “People of faith have a role to play” in curbing the city’s shocking street violence.

But does Mr. Farrakhan share “Chicago’s values”? Let’s see he opposes gay marriage, hates Jews and isn’t too keen on white people.

Yet it’s Dan Cathy, Christian businessman, who is called out for being contrary to “Chicago values.”

Mr. Emanuel doesn’t know what his city values. Moreover, his willingness to make a political statement about who is and isn’t welcome in Chicago serves only to affirm what many of us already know to be true:

Leftists like Mr. Emanuel will silence anyone who doesn’t agree with them in a politically correct heartbeat, and would subject us all to the “values” they deem appropriate for Chicago and America.

Let’s hope these loudmouth mayors are just playing a game of political chicken because if they actually bar Chick-fil-A from doing business based on Mr. Cathy’s religious beliefs, we’re further down the road to tyranny than I thought.

Not a joke.

Marybeth Hicks is the author of “Don’t Let the Kids Drink the Kool-Aid: Confronting the Left’s Assault on Our Families, Faith and Freedom.” Find her on the Web at