12/13/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Daley Rebukes Anti-War Alderman

Ald. Ed Smith (28th) on Wednesday used a City Council resolution honoring the memory of an Illinois National Guardsman who died in Afghanistan to demand an immediate end to the Iraq War, prompting a thinly veiled rebuke from Mayor Daley.

Daley's son Patrick recently returned to Chicago after serving in Afghanistan as a member of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne.

Earlier this year, Daley sandbagged a City Council resolution opposing a U.S. invasion of Iran, calling it a threat to Israel and to the campaign of now President-elect Barack Obama.

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