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Question of the day

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012

* I told subscribers about this last night, but the Sun-Times also had a story on its blog yesterday

In a House district that is 51-percent Latino, state Rep. Angelo “Skip” Saviano said Tuesday he has lined up backing from the best-known Latino politician in Illinois.

Saviano (R-Elmwood Park), who is running against Democrat Kathleen Willis for the 77th House District, plans to announce an endorsement by U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) during an event Tuesday at Saviano’s Wood Dale campaign office.

“The leaders of the community know what I’ve done, and I’ve been working to get that message out,” Saviano told the Chicago Sun-Times.

“This just solidifies my whole record with the community,” Saviano said of Gutierrez’ endorsement.

* Here’s a photo of Democratic Congressman Gutierrez with GOP Rep. Saviano after last night’s big endorsement announcement…

* The Question: Caption?

Best comment wins a hard-to-get invitation to my election night party, which is being co-sponsored by Google. Yes, Google. I’m not making that up. I swear.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


61 Comments
  1. - Can I come to the google party? - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 1:55 pm:

    “I’m supporting Tom Cross for Speaker because I don’t want to see any of ICIRR’s bills ever called for a floor vote in the House.” Congressman Gutierrez


  2. - BigDaddyGOP - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 1:59 pm:

    “Trick or Treat Mr. Madigan”


  3. - Jeff Trigg - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 1:59 pm:

    Yep, the taxpayers will make BOTH of us rich, regardless which party we align with.


  4. - Spliff - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:01 pm:

    Seperated at birth … Skip finally gets in touch with his long lost brother.


  5. - Irish - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:06 pm:

    Luis “Sorry Mike.. but us Latinos we got to stick together. Blood before party, you know? Mike?…..Mike?……MIKE!”


  6. - ChicagoR - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:06 pm:

    “Miguel, como se dice ’sore loser’?”


  7. - MrJM - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:07 pm:

    The demeanor of Skip Saviano and Luis Gutierrez improved upon learning that Rich Miller has some kind of connection to Google.

    – MrJM


  8. - Hispundit - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:16 pm:

    Now remember Skip, Imma need your help in Cicero.


  9. - Doug - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:19 pm:

    “Remember all those bad things I said about you at your roast Rich? I take them all back now” - Skip


  10. - SportShoz - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:20 pm:

    “Brothers from a different Mother!”


  11. - Not It - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:21 pm:

    FYI : Google somehow sent me an invite to my personal account this morning. Not sure why they invited me, or how I got on their list, but I RSVP’d. (I don’t even use gmail.com either.)


  12. - PQ's Primary Opponent - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:21 pm:

    Skip: “Now Louie, smile real good, this is gonna be my christmas card this year, and the first one goes out to Sandoval and madigan”!!!!!


  13. - CircularFiringSquad - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:23 pm:

    Louie confirms that after being dropped on his head he forgot Skippy and the GOPies tried hard to slice and dice his CD so there be no Hispanic members from IL.


  14. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:25 pm:

    ===FYI : Google somehow sent me an invite to my personal account this morning. Not sure why they invited me, or how I got on their list===

    I put you on the list.


  15. - AFSCME Steward - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:29 pm:

    “Republican, that’s English for Democrat, right ?


  16. - wordslinger - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:32 pm:

    “Lookout — Big Jim’s behind you and he looks mad.”


  17. - Nearly Normal - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:37 pm:

    Our mothers taught us to brush and floss. You could have this million-dollar smile if you had done the same!


  18. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:41 pm:

    Jason Plummer-”Dad, can you buy Google before next week so I can go to Rich Miller’s big party and meet some of the other Lt. Congressmen? There might even be some minorities like Mexicans and Eyetalians there. You know I’ve always wanted to meet some real minorities.”


  19. - Jaded - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:42 pm:

    “Meet Luis he’s a Democrat
    and folks wish that he’d remember that
    But Skip is a Republican
    Who’s in a war war Madigan
    What a crazy pair

    Still they’re cousins
    Identical cousins and you’ll find
    They laugh alike, they walk alike
    at times they even talk alike

    You can lose you’re mind
    When cousins, are two of a kind.”


  20. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:44 pm:

    “We just soaped the Speaker’s windows and wrote Pat Quinn!”


  21. - What's a google? - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:46 pm:

    Did Gutierrez have to stand on the Marty Sandoval chair to look that tall?


  22. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:50 pm:

    I’m backing Skippy because on Family Ties he was funny…..and on Diffren’t StrokesI always liked Arnold better than Willis. Weeeee!!!


  23. - amalia - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:51 pm:

    Skip gets Lip.


  24. - Joe Bidenopoulous - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:52 pm:

    Skip, why are you so red? Don’t be embarrassed, I’m just a Democrat.


  25. - Rayne of Terror - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:54 pm:

    Hey, Marty!


  26. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:57 pm:

    @Stanley77 - I took this picture of my st. Rep getting an endorsement from Cong. Gutierrez. I didn’t even get my finger in the picture this time #StanleyCanTakeGreatPics.

    Also…

    AA!

    I am a one-trick pony, you stealing my bits can’t be tolerated, otherwise “I got nuttin’…”

    Sincerely yours,

    The Comically Challenged

    Oswego Willy


  27. - AFSCME Steward - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 2:58 pm:

    I told him if he endorses me he’ll be as tall as me.


  28. - Highland, Il - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:01 pm:

    No chairs here Marty!


  29. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:12 pm:

    Sorry …

    “Luis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”

    Had to …


  30. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:15 pm:

    “Leave the pistola, take the cannoli.”


  31. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:15 pm:

    “And with the $15,000 I got from Michael Madigan, that should cover our printing an mailing expenses …”

    “Luis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”

    There … better.


  32. - SG8prl - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:16 pm:

    Don’t vote along party lines! Try racial lines instead!!!


  33. - 47th Ward - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:27 pm:

    Olvidate de eso.


  34. - Because I said so... - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:29 pm:

    Sandoval sleeps with the fishes.


  35. - ItGirl - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:30 pm:

    “I may be white from the outside, but I’m brown on the inside, TO THE BONE.”


  36. - WazUp - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:43 pm:

    “Google esta Sandoval!”


  37. - Small Town Liberal - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:45 pm:

    Now the guy’s got Luis as a partner. Any problems, he goes to Luis. Trouble with the bill? He can go to Luis. Trouble with the cops, deliveries, Madigan, he can call Luis. But now the guy’s gotta come up with Luis’ votes every election, no matter what. Business bad? “#@%! you, deliver them.” Oh, you had a fire? “#@%! you, deliver them.” Place got hit by lightning, huh? “#@%! you, deliver them.”


  38. - AFSCME Steward - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:52 pm:

    Today’s Headline
    Gutierrez endorses Saviano

    Tomorrow’s Headline
    Gutierrez lobbies for massive INS funding increase


  39. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:53 pm:

    STL!

    Winner!


  40. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:56 pm:

    Willy, you may be right.


  41. - Boone Logan Square - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 3:59 pm:

    “I’m Luis Schmenge.”
    “And I’m Skip Schmenge.”
    “And we are the Happy Wanderers!”


  42. - Webs we Weave - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:03 pm:

    Guiterrez is to Saviano as
    Mendoza is to Schock.
    “Elephants may have long memories, but
    Democrats kick their own and then everyone forgets.”


  43. - Skeeter - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:05 pm:

    Anybody wondering why Marty Sandoval is in the State Senate and will never move any further need look no further than this photo.

    Want to move ahead? Smile, get along, reach across the aisle when it can serve a cause, represent your district’s interests, and don’t act like an idiot.


  44. - Steve - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:09 pm:

    Luis a former cab driver and a member of an extreme radical group endorses a Republican. Is Luis thinking about running for mayor of Chicago again.


  45. - ItGirl - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:10 pm:

    Vatos locos forever ese (google it ;))


  46. - zatoichi - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:12 pm:

    Bosley? Who needs that? Receeding hair is THE LOOK this year.


  47. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:18 pm:

    Willy, I bow at your one-trickishness.

    I only aspire to reach you’re level.

    AA


  48. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:22 pm:

    Rich, you almost won your own contest.


  49. - Cheswick - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:25 pm:

    Skip and Luis audition for a Certs commercial.


  50. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:34 pm:

    AA,

    You got the green light …No bowing, Bud.


  51. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:40 pm:

    A better version…

    “Deje la pistola, prendete i cannoli”


  52. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 4:45 pm:

    OOhhh Rich,

    Now you MIGHT win … in 2 languages!

    “For best capiton in the International Catagory … The Nominess ARE …”


  53. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 5:00 pm:

    You don’t need the Google to like that one.


  54. - ItGirl - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 5:16 pm:

    Blood In, Blood Out


  55. - gentlemen, behold! - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 5:27 pm:

    Which one is which?


  56. - Estubborn - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 5:41 pm:

    “More to come…. Lisa Madigan endorsement tba”


  57. - ItGirl - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 6:30 pm:

    rolling with the homies


  58. - regular democrat - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 7:10 pm:

    Luis when this is over come by and ma will teach u how to make a nice brajole


  59. - Steve Bartin - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 7:49 pm:

    Rosemont casino brings people together.


  60. - Hyperbolic Chamber - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 10:14 pm:

    This canary tastes YUM-my!


  61. - Quizzical - Wednesday, Oct 31, 12 @ 10:34 pm:

    I was gonna have Joe Walsh endorse me, but all he could bring to my election night party was an attitude. This guy is bringing cubanos, cubans, mojitos and bonitas.


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