Brian Flannagan, Weatherman accused of kicking Assistant Corporation (Chicago( Richard Elrod's neck during the Days of Rage last October 8 - 13, was acquitted by a jury in Chicago of the charge. Elrod. in attempting to give Brian a flying tackle flew past the speedy revolutionary and smashed into a curb. It was the smartest politica move of his life, for he is now running for Sheriff of Cook County, and will likely win. Elrod is also subject of a famous Weathertune, "Lay, Elrod, Lay", lyrics by Ted Gold, melody by Bob Dylan.