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Question of the day

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

* Bruce Rauner is to ____ what Gov. Pat Quinn is to ____?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


63 Comments
  1. - Everytomdickandharry - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:32 pm:

    Stu Levin employer
    Big spender


  2. - Whatever - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:33 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to “phony” what Gov. Pat Quinn is to “phony”


  3. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:35 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to any empty Carhartt what Gov. Pat Quinn is to an empty fridge.


  4. - Downstate - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:37 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to “Change” what Gov. Pat Quinn is to “Same”.


  5. - Grandson of Man - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:38 pm:

    unions, unions


  6. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:39 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to baloney what Gov. Pat Quinn is to wishing he had baloney in his fridge.


  7. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:45 pm:

    Rahm: Rahm


  8. - Beat up Bruce Time--Cant get enough of it!! - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:47 pm:

    If this “question” doesn’t confirm my earlier point about what would you do if Bruce wasn’t in this race. Pretty boring blog.

    Bruce it to “Shake UP’ as Quinn is to “shake down”.


  9. - Almost the Weekend - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:48 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Walter Payton what Gov. Pat Quinn is to the Chicago Blackhawks


  10. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:49 pm:

    ===what would you do if Bruce wasn’t in this race===

    This blog has been around for close to ten years. Rarely a boring day.


  11. - Carl Nyberg - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:50 pm:

    BR is to money as PQ is to Cutback Amendment?


  12. - Carl Nyberg - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:51 pm:

    BR is to Rahm Emanuel as PQ is to Harold Washington?


  13. - Darienite - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:51 pm:

    Bruce Rahner is to Montana ranches what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Super 8 Motels.


  14. - KGB - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:52 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to “the truth” as Gov. Pat Quinn is to “the facts”.


  15. - Beat up Bruce Time--Cant get enough of it!! - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:52 pm:

    Rich, my point is “in this election” it would be boring. Didn’t mean to insult you.


  16. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:53 pm:

    ===“in this election” it would be boring===

    The three others would be bashing each other quite a lot and probably raising lots more cash. So, no, it wouldn’t be boring, either.


  17. - SirLankselot - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:55 pm:

    Rauner is to middle class as Gov. Quinn is to coherency.


  18. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:56 pm:

    SirLankselot for the lead!


  19. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 2:57 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to greed what Pat Quinn is to fecklessness — the living embodiment.


  20. - Irish - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:01 pm:

    Rauner is to Hypocrisy what Quinn is to patronage.

    Rauner is to Integrity what Quinn is to forgiveness.

    Rauner is to reform what Quinn is to reform.

    Rauner is to work clothes what Quinn is to decisions.


  21. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:03 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to childlike reasoning to Pensions what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Squeezy.


  22. - Hans Sanity - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:07 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Pat Quinn what Pat Quinn is to Bruce Rauner.


  23. - Commonsense in Illinois - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:07 pm:

    Clueless…works on both sides…


  24. - Arthur Andersen - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:09 pm:

    Rauner is to Stu Levine as Quinn is to Squeezy.


  25. - Superanon - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:11 pm:

    Have nots to the haves


  26. - Irish - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:18 pm:

    Rauner is to “How to Succeed in Business” what Quinn is to the “Peter Principle”

    Rauner is to Carhart what Quinn is to Purple Tie


  27. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:20 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Lincoln Continental as Pat Quinn is to Land of Lincoln.


  28. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:21 pm:

    Rauner is to “regular guy” as Quinn is to “effective leader.”


  29. - 47th Ward - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:21 pm:

    Rauner is to Oy and Quinn is to Soy.


  30. - Stones - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:31 pm:

    Ritz Carlton / Motel 6


  31. - Stuff happens - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:31 pm:

    Rauner is to “electability” as Quinn is to “efficacy.”


  32. - MrJM - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:32 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Charles Foster Kane what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Jefferson Smith.

    – MrJM


  33. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:38 pm:

    “The Cutback Amendment” has there been a better example of the law of intended consequences? The savings never materialized and the only members cut seemed to be the intelligent ones. Pat Quinn’s stunt paved the way for Madiganistan.


  34. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:38 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to “Pat Quinn” what Gov. Pat Quinn is to “Glorious Leader Quinn”.


  35. - Diogenes in DuPage - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:40 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Michael Kors what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Hefty bags.


  36. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:41 pm:

    ===Madiganistan===

    How fun! Another victim heard from.

    Bruce Rauner is to the Press Release Campaign what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Friday Afternoon Press Dump.


  37. - walker - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:59 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to campaign funds as Pat Quinn is to unintended consequences.


  38. - Stones - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 3:59 pm:

    $18 watch / $18 tie


  39. - Wensicia - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:03 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to the Polar Vortex what Pat Quinn is to a snow cone.


  40. - Pleading the Fifth - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:12 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Hedge Fund VIP as Pat Quinn is to Super 8 VIP.


  41. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:18 pm:

    @Anon 3:38

    Yep Madigan just sat back and watched everything fall into his lap, never an ounce of work on his part. Heck I even heard he golfs on election day, oh never mind.


  42. - Farker - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:18 pm:

    Above is me


  43. - A guy... - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:19 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Public Employee Unions what
    Pat Quinn is to Public Employee Unions.


  44. - A guy... - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:20 pm:

    Now a more fun one:
    BR is to watches what
    PQ is to manual lawn mowers.


  45. - A guy... - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:21 pm:

    BR is to minimum wage what PQ is to Legislator’s wages.


  46. - Farker - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:26 pm:

    To the question

    Bruce is to Ethical what PQ is to Orator


  47. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:29 pm:

    “A guy…” pulls WAY out in front!


  48. - dupage dan - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:33 pm:

    BR is to Jesse Ventura what PQ is to Inspector Clouseau.


  49. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:35 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to staying on message what Gov. Pat Quinn is to staying on message and message and message and…


  50. - Rich Miller - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:43 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to message discipline what Pat Quinn is to… Squirrel!!!


  51. - OurMagician - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:51 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Carhartts what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Super 8’s VIP Club.


  52. - downstate commissioner - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 4:51 pm:

    Rauner is to radical crazy non-politican as Quinn is to boring moderate old pro…


  53. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 5:09 pm:

    * Bruce Rauner is to Capt. Renault what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Captain Kangaroo.


  54. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 5:16 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Barzini what Gov. Pat Quinn is to Fredo


  55. - Juvenal - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 5:47 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Charles Ponzi what Pat Quinn is to Paul Simon.

    Rauner invites comparisons to some of the great deceivers and unsustainable business practitioners.

    His political campaign is no exception, attracting huge investments with promises of big returns, although very few “industry” experts believe he will actually achieve any of those lofty policy goals, even if elected.

    Still, even his harshest critics admit he falls short of the criminality of Ponzi, the ruthlessness of
    Mr Potter or the audacity of Rod Blagojevich.

    By the same token, Quinn invites comparison to Simon in his idealism, his ethics, and on the downside his sometimes Quixotic quests.

    Yet even Quinn’s best defenders know that Quinn is much more “pragmatic” in his political manueverings than Simon ever was, and his biggest detractors privately know that pension reform tops a list of axxomplishments that demonstrate he is more than just a gadfly.


  56. - aunt_petunia - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 6:01 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to an $18 watch what Gov. Pat Quinn is to a cartoon python.


  57. - Excessively Rabid - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 9:10 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to Barry Goldwater what Pat Quinn is to JFK. Ick.


  58. - Mighty M. Mouse - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 9:50 pm:

    ===Bruce Rauner is to Charles Ponzi what Pat Quinn is to Paul Simon.

    Rauner invites comparisons to some of the great deceivers and unsustainable business practitioners.===

    Juvenal, great post, but I’m not so sure about:

    ===….Still, even his harshest critics admit he falls short of the criminality of Ponzi, the ruthlessness of Mr Potter or the audacity of Rod Blagojevich.===

    My answer to Rich’s question: Bruce Rauner is to psychopaths what Gov. Pat Quinn is to populists.


  59. - RNUG - Tuesday, Jan 28, 14 @ 10:41 pm:

    Bruce Rauner is to the Wolf of Wall Street as Pat Quinn is to Mr Bean


  60. - Spliff - Wednesday, Jan 29, 14 @ 6:42 am:

    BR is to dairy what PQ is to cheese


  61. - Johnnie F. - Wednesday, Jan 29, 14 @ 7:07 am:

    Mr. Crab/Patrick


  62. - vibes - Wednesday, Jan 29, 14 @ 12:43 pm:

    BR is to Forbes 400 as PQ is to veterans.


  63. - vibes - Wednesday, Jan 29, 14 @ 12:44 pm:

    BR is to home ownership as PQ is to Denny’s meals.


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