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Question of the day

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

* The setup

Governor Pat Quinn says his next—and second term—would be his last if he’s re-elected, because he’s long believed in term limits for top officials.

WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports that at a City Club of Chicago lunch, Governor Quinn suggested it is no surprise that he would only want to serve two terms as governor.

“I believe in term limits. I practised the petition drive in 1994. I gathered nearly half a million signatures with many others for term limits and at that time I thought executive statewide officials should have a term limit,” said Quinn.

* The Question: Post gubernatorial job opportunities?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


59 Comments
  1. - Norseman - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:37 pm:

    Soy bean salesman.


  2. - Norseman - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:38 pm:

    Sleep desk salesman. For those executives who like to work night and day.


  3. - Norseman - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:40 pm:

    Actuary to ensure his life’s mission continues to be fulfilled.


  4. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:44 pm:

    New owner of the Clippers.
    Hey - after Blagojevich, he knows how to kill off public angst - bore it to death.


  5. - Angry Republican - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:47 pm:

    hair club for men spokesman


  6. - Curious - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:48 pm:

    Law prof. (or emeritus prof.) at NU or Loyola.


  7. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:48 pm:

    Work at the home for the dull.


  8. - Curious - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:50 pm:

    “World needs plenty of bahtenders.”

    One of the best lines from ‘The Departed.’


  9. - Just Observing - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:53 pm:

    Ambassador to Andorra?


  10. - Stones - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:53 pm:

    PQ taking over for Tom Bodett, spokesman for Motel 6


  11. - train111 - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:55 pm:

    Super 8 Motel Spokesman


  12. - A guy... - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:56 pm:

    Presidential Librarian


  13. - lake county democrat - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 2:56 pm:

    White Sox color announcer - Hawk likes blind Sox optimism.


  14. - Mokenavince - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:00 pm:

    Quinn would make a good recorder of deeds.


  15. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:04 pm:

    join mel and patty


  16. - In the Middle - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:07 pm:

    I just envision Quinn at the State Fair, smiling big in retirement with a box of Squeezy Snakes and other gimmicky toys.


  17. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:08 pm:

    habitat for humanity worker


  18. - CommoNooB - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:10 pm:

    Quinnocchio!


  19. - Upon Further Review - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:13 pm:

    Recording self help tapes for insomniacs desiring to fall asleep.


  20. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:27 pm:

    Circus Clown


  21. - Formerly Known As... - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:29 pm:

    Train conductor.

    The train constantly winds up at destinations different than the one scheduled.


  22. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:37 pm:

    Dairy Queen Taste Tester
    Guest Moderator of Capital Fax
    Obama Basketball Game Towel Boy


  23. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:37 pm:

    o


  24. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:40 pm:

    Toastmaster

    Boxing PA Announcer

    Ticket taker for NU Athletic events

    Elevator operator at Willis Tower

    Tour Guide, Navistar

    Union Negotiator, Ford Automobiles

    Paddle Boat Operator, Galena to Alton


  25. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:44 pm:

    Speech Editor

    PR Executive, nicknamed “Mr. Friday”


  26. - plutocrat03 - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:45 pm:

    new president of SIU


  27. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:45 pm:

    Cartoon Character “Imagineer”, Disney Company


  28. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:48 pm:

    Legislative Liaison, Parks & Rec, Pawnee, Indiana


  29. - Tsavo - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:49 pm:

    Conductor-because this State is a “train wreck”


  30. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:50 pm:

    Director of Governmental Affairs, GTCR


  31. - Arthur Andersen - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:52 pm:

    Principal and Director of Development, Fenwick High School


  32. - D.P.Gumby - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 3:58 pm:

    Greeter at Governors Mansion…


  33. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:01 pm:

    In-House Lobbyist, Chicago National League Ball Club


  34. - Wensicia - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:10 pm:

    Director of DCFS. He can appoint himself as his last act as governor.


  35. - Anon. - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:16 pm:

    Official duster and polisher of the Roland Burris mausoleum.


  36. - enoughalready - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:23 pm:

    Snake charmer.


  37. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:26 pm:

    Federal Bureau of Prisons, Western States White House Liaison


  38. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:28 pm:

    Twitter Proofreader


  39. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:29 pm:

    DCEO, State Fairs, Sponsorship Search Director, based in DuQuion, Satellite office in Springfield, commutes from O’Hare.


  40. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:31 pm:

    ===Twitter Proofreader===

    “Next to interview, a ‘Dan Roother-Ferd, Ford,…”

    Peoria City Manager


  41. - Bored Chairman - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:43 pm:

    Secretary of USDOT


  42. - Oswego Willy - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:47 pm:

    An FDA Director, attached to Fast Food Corporate Compliance


  43. - aunt_petunia - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 4:50 pm:

    Fund manager for the blind trust set up to hold Governor Rauner’s assets.


  44. - RNUG - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 5:13 pm:

    Captain of the Talisman …


  45. - Smoggie - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 5:21 pm:

    He needs to find a job working for a charitable foundation.

    That way, he can continue to give away other people’s money.


  46. - Howard - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 5:30 pm:

    Used car salesman


  47. - Walker - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 5:59 pm:

    Cardinal


  48. - Sunshine - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 6:01 pm:

    Waffling at the International House of Pancakes.

    Blowing smoke…at a honey farm.

    Teaching back peddling


  49. - Anonymous - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 6:09 pm:

    Inmate #56824, jailhouse librarian assistant


  50. - Neglected stepchild - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 6:17 pm:

    Dishwasher, if he wouldn’t use his tongue.


  51. - VanillaMan - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 6:27 pm:

    Male model for Spanx.


  52. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 6:53 pm:

    You gotta wonder why some Rauner ally hasnt already offered Quinn a hefty gig with the caveat that January is his start date.


  53. - BehindTheScenes - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 7:35 pm:

    Community Organizer.


  54. - Arthur Andersen - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 8:31 pm:

    Cosmo Kramer in the remake of Seinfeld.


  55. - Arthur Andersen - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 8:32 pm:

    High Speed Rail Road Engineer.


  56. - Rollo Tomasi - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 9:28 pm:

    Basketball coach at Fenwick High School.


  57. - Oneman - Tuesday, Apr 29, 14 @ 9:34 pm:

    Drone trainer.


  58. - Jechislo - Wednesday, Apr 30, 14 @ 7:51 am:

    Bobble-head doll model.


  59. - Jimbo - Wednesday, Apr 30, 14 @ 8:36 am:

    You know, Motel 6 has Tom Bodett, Pat Quinn could leave the light on at Super 8.


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