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Question of the day

Monday, Apr 14, 2014

* Mark Brown notes that if Gov. Pat Quinn were running against anyone else, his reception at last week’s IEA forum might not have been so warm, what with pension benefit cuts and cuts to education funding

But Quinn reminded delegates to the Illinois Education Association that the choice in the upcoming election isn’t between what they want and what he did.

“Please don’t compare me to the Almighty. Compare me to the alternative over here,” Quinn said, gesturing to Rauner, who makes no secret of his antagonism toward teacher unions. […]

Meeting briefly with reporters after the session, Rauner started off by quipping: “I’ve never been called Bruce Almighty before. I kinda like that.” […]

We’ve been needing a nickname for Rauner to go with the Quinnocchio depiction he’s hung on Quinn, and I’d say Bruce Almighty is a perfect fit.

Bruce Almighty: the candidate with the miraculous plan to cut the state income tax back to pre-Quinn levels and still provide more money for education and pay off the state’s backlog of bills.

* The Question: What would your nicknames be for both candidates? Make sure to explain.

- Posted by Rich Miller        


74 Comments
  1. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:28 am:

    I am very partial to Baron von Carhartt (h/t to - Mr.JM -)

    I will go New Zoo Review for Rauner …

    “M.T. Promises”


  2. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:30 am:

    My Bad - “Great Space Coaster” - “M.T. Promisies”

    I blame it on age I can’t remember.


  3. - Just Me - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:32 am:

    I can’t think of too many winning campaigns where the theme was “I’m not so bad after all when you look at the other guy.”


  4. - Rich Miller - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:33 am:

    ===I can’t think of too many winning campaigns where the theme was “I’m not so bad after all when you look at the other guy.” ===

    You’re not paying attention then. Just about every campaign has this theme.

    Now, back to the question, please.


  5. - unclesam - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:35 am:

    Thing One and Thing Two from Cat in the Hat.

    Both options can (and likely will) result in a mess being made.


  6. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:40 am:

    Ali and Quarry.


  7. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:41 am:

    Rauner - Mikey McSoundbite, and his truty dog “Stuffy”

    Quinn - Lenny Longwind, and his notebook of non-pithy sayings.


  8. - Walker - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:42 am:

    Mr. Wonderful vs. Standing Man

    Shake, Rattle, and Role vs. The Shuffle


  9. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:43 am:

    “Itchy and Scratchy” … up to the reader to pick out who is who.


  10. - Mouthy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:52 am:

    “Cuff & Link”.


  11. - spliff - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:52 am:

    Play-dough
    &
    Play-dumb


  12. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:54 am:

    Rauner - “Sir Mix Myself Up Alot” - Even Bruce says he disagrees with himself!

    Quinn - “Governor Zombie” - everytime someone counts Quinn as “out” he comes back, and back, and back, and …


  13. - Makandadawg - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:54 am:

    Milli and Vanilli, Both lack the talent necessary for the job as they lip syncing the party lines.


  14. - OneMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:54 am:

    Rauner - Finance
    Quinn - Soyboy


  15. - Wensicia - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 11:55 am:

    Bruce Almighty Mouse — “Here I Come To Save The Day!” with his sidekick the Money Fairy and her magic pixie dust made up of revenue.

    Pat Mephistopheles — “Better The Devil You Know” and his evil sidekick the serpent Squeezy, recently transported from the Garden of Eden.


  16. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:00 pm:

    Rauner and Quinn

    “Middle Man! and Partisan Boy!”

    A mild mannered nearly billionaire, with a Chicago home for one child, and another home for the rest, teams up with a governor, trying to bring everyone together with the will of the people, law of the land…however …

    You get them in front of a camera …

    “Middle Man!” scurries towards the middle, never picking a side that might have anyone else be … against it.

    “Partisan Boy!” will light up about helping all his partisan friends, and make sure you know … who the bad guy really is, even if it rains.


  17. - circularfiringsquad - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:00 pm:

    Mitt Rauner has worked very well. We hear the term used every day in every region of the state
    Squishy still sounds good too.

    Best part of Mitt was his repudiation of every statement during the primary in order to look like of the lead footed monster he is.

    Even after attacking Cinda, he tried to play nice.

    The folly was running the adding machine every time Mitt said ” my wife and I have …donated…spent …gave….paid… millions….thousands….on education”

    What he did not say is the spending accompanies buy tax credits which helped Mitt become our favorite billionaire.

    Still waiting for someone to report they went to Duluth to visit Stu or met with Weinberg who is out of the joint and back in town


  18. - Jack - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:04 pm:

    Rauner and Quin-tin’s Laugh-in. Both are jokes, if not actual comedians. Say goodnight Bruce.


  19. - Jorge - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:05 pm:

    Rauner=Ren
    Quinn= Stimpy


  20. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:06 pm:

    Splenda and Pepper


  21. - train111 - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:08 pm:

    Three Dollar Bruce–because he’s as legit as a three dollar bill.

    Mr Stumblebum–because PJQ seems to stumble through everything he does–even some of it good.


  22. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:10 pm:

    Pat Quinngojevich
    Zeus Crowner


  23. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:14 pm:

    Governor Quinncompetent
    Bruce Flounder


  24. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:16 pm:

    Governor Quinnconsequential
    Golden Goose Rauner


  25. - DateNight - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:18 pm:

    Billionaire Bruce Rauner and his trusty sidekick Dianna!

    To everyone surprise, Pat Quinn is just ol’ Pat Quinn.


  26. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:24 pm:

    Rod Jr.
    God Jr.


  27. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:30 pm:

    bruce burns pat quimby


  28. - Stuff happens - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:31 pm:

    Romney and Carter.


  29. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:34 pm:

    Rauner: Willy’s Wart

    Quinn: Pat Quinnsider


  30. - Stuff happens - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:37 pm:

    Oops, I forgot to explain.

    Romney: Vague promises and policies and some flip-flopping, weird Lt. Governor pick, has a lot of money to throw around

    Carter: The Independent once said that Carter was a better man than president. His approval ratings were horrible and many lumped Carter in with Watergate after Carter pardoned Nixon.


  31. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:38 pm:

    Governor Patsy
    Chairman Rau


  32. - Irish - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:38 pm:

    Cap Fax should get the credit for “Bruce Almighty.” I don’t know if I was the first but I used that nickname on here several times, weeks ago. Others might have used it before me.

    Anyway to the post.

    Bruce Rauner -”The Chameleon” I will be whatever I need to be for you to like me. I will match my surroundings. And so will my wife.


  33. - Mighty M. Mouse - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:38 pm:

    Mitt “9″ McMansions and PQ “Super 8″ Motels


  34. - veritas - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:38 pm:

    Flip and Flop - I don’t think an explanation is necessary.


  35. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:39 pm:

    Thank you(?)

    Rauner - Manny Props…

    Quinn - Governor Gump.


  36. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:40 pm:

    Bruce Oswego Nutty
    Pat Oswego Home


  37. - Irish - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    Pat Quinn - “Peter…not the Rock, the Principle.”


  38. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    Apologies …

    Rauner - Manny Props…Carhartt coat, stuffed dogs for photos, low milage Harley, dozens of $18 watches …

    Quinn - Governor Gump. “And then I became Governor. Then, I ran … for governor … again … and met President Obama, again …”


  39. - Wumpus - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:41 pm:

    Blinky and Spittle


  40. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:42 pm:

    Michael J. Quinnigan
    Rauner Emanuel


  41. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:44 pm:

    Tooter
    and
    Looter


  42. - Irish - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:45 pm:

    Bruce - “Oh look, a kitty….for diversionary purposes.”

    Pat - “Oh look, a kitty…..no really, A KITTY!”


  43. - Chunga's Revenge - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:47 pm:

    Mr Burns vs. Homer Simpson


  44. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:49 pm:

    Quinn - Purple Reign, the purple tie thing …

    Rauner - Mr. G, you drop all them “g”s, you should maybe own the letter. Rauner can afford it.


  45. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:52 pm:

    The Skipper
    Bruce Howell III


  46. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 12:54 pm:

    ===Bruce Howell III===

    …and his wife, Lovey … the Democrat.


  47. - Arthur Andersen - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:13 pm:

    “after Carter pardoned Nixon”

    Excuse me?

    To the Post,

    Daddy Warbucks and Paddy Roebuck’s?


  48. - Pink E. Kent - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:17 pm:

    SoyBoy v. CashBar


  49. - How Ironic - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:18 pm:

    The Prince and the Populist.


  50. - Norseman - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:19 pm:

    R = One Percent
    Q = No sense


  51. - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:20 pm:

    Madigan’s Island

    Pat Quinn is The Skipper
    Rod Blagojevich is Gilligan
    Bruce Rauner is Mr. Howell
    Judy Barr Topinka is Mrs. Howell
    Lisa Madigan is Mary Ann
    Sheila Simon is Ginger Grant
    Rich Miller is The Professor


  52. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:22 pm:

    Sheila Simon as Ginger!?…..I won’t go there, but….


  53. - x ace - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:26 pm:

    PQ - “Baby Huey” - Tries Hard but Causes Problems

    BR - “Kold Kannabal”- Devours Any and All


  54. - cicero - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:29 pm:

    Lenny & Squiggy

    Truth teller vs. Mr. Smoke and Mirrors


  55. - Howard - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:34 pm:

    Laurel and Hardy


  56. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:35 pm:

    Sushi and Fish sticks


  57. - Stuff happens - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:36 pm:

    Sorry AA, mistype. I meant after Ford pardoned Nixon. I’ve dropped caffeine and it’s not working well. Just drop the whole pardon thing. :D


  58. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:53 pm:

    bruce whiplass,pat doright


  59. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 2:03 pm:

    sweden`s bruce the berserker vs. ireland`s st. patrick


  60. - A guy... - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 2:06 pm:

    - VanillaMan - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 1:20 pm:

    Madigan’s Island

    Pat Quinn is The Skipper
    Rod Blagojevich is Gilligan
    Bruce Rauner is Mr. Howell
    Judy Barr Topinka is Mrs. Howell
    Lisa Madigan is Mary Ann
    Sheila Simon is Ginger Grant****
    Rich Miller is The Professor

    **** Tangible proof that we need to elect more women! lol


  61. - 4 percent - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 2:17 pm:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMENQeCbxfI


  62. - wordslinger - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 2:42 pm:

    –“after Carter pardoned Nixon”–

    AA, that was after the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor, if you know your Blutarsky history.

    –Daddy Warbucks and Paddy Roebuck’s?–

    I think we have a winner.

    Was a little surprised by the edge to Brownie’s column in regards to Rauner. Similar to Bernie’s after he got lied to. Those guys have reputations as being dispassionate to a fault.

    They’re not yokels, Daddy Warbucks. You can’t spin and insult them like that, so maybe Chip and Shrimp can teach you not to try.

    The question becomes: does Rauner keep speaking in non-sensical platitudes and start taking the hits from media; or does he start filling in that “blank slate” of his and alienate some voters with specifics?

    I’m guessing on the former.

    But, c’mon man, give us a peak on the whole plan to cut taxes and increase education spending at the same time. Pretty please?

    It must be on the order of Newton or Einstein in a mathematical breakthrough.


  63. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 3:08 pm:

    quinnocioo grows donkey ears almighty grows a halo


  64. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 3:19 pm:

    puppet ,puppet master


  65. - Keyser Soze - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 3:22 pm:

    Governor Doofuss and Mr. Burns. No explanation is necessary.


  66. - Henry - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 3:42 pm:

    The Old Man (obvious) and the Sea (constantly changing positions)


  67. - Mr. Jim Lahey - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 4:03 pm:

    A simple Google search shows that commenter “Jake From Elwood” dubbed thee “Bruce Almighty” as recently as Friday, Feb 21, 14 @ 9:46 am

    If he was the first - kudos


  68. - wordslinger - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 6:01 pm:

    I’m getting off the train, and it’s like “White Christmas” out here. Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney should be singing.

    Good thing I cleaned up the yard over the weekend. Won’t get those two days back.

    Enough, already. Too long, too cold, too much snow. The snow mountain I built by my garage just died a week ago!

    I reject reality. A couple of pops at Poor Phil’s then a large from Lou Malnatti’s (Canadian bacon, green pepper, onion), six pack, bud and “Justified” marathon to search for clues for the last season.

    Hint: “You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive.”


  69. - aunt_petunia - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 6:38 pm:

    My nicknames for Quinn and Rauner are No and No, because neither will earn my vote this year.


  70. - Anonymous - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 7:13 pm:

    the nutty politician and flubber


  71. - Just The Way It Is One - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 7:55 pm:

    Baron von Carhartt (it’s just so right on) or Brucie for Rauner (although in many ways “Bruce Almighty,” the Guy with all the Answers which NObody has heard yet, does really fit, in SO many ways for the guy!); the Quinnster or Mighty Quinn for PQ…!


  72. - 47th Ward - Monday, Apr 14, 14 @ 7:56 pm:

    Gadfly.

    Egad!


  73. - dupage dan - Tuesday, Apr 15, 14 @ 2:12 pm:

    Quinn is Inspector Clouseau

    Rauner is Chief Inspector Dreyfus


  74. - Buzz Fugazi - Tuesday, Apr 15, 14 @ 11:51 pm:

    Quint–the somewhat less than suave, but somewhat glib shark hunter

    Bruce the Knife–bringing us austerity of with a song and a dance. OH, the shark has… pretty teeth, dear… and he shows them… pearly white.

    runner up: Bruce Uptighty and Quinn is still Quint.


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