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*** UPDATED x1 - Rauner at the winner’s circle *** And now… this

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

* The “Boat Drink Caucus” - Reps. Chad Hays Mike Tryon - would like me to tell you that their rockin’ cover band is playing at the Bud Tent from 5-8 this evening. Their backup band today was the Blackhawks’ house band at the United Center. Should be a good time.

* Speaking of Tryon, here he is gazing in wide wonder at State Fair fashionista (or fashion disaster, depending) Dave Dring’s boots…

*** UPDATE *** The post hasn’t generated many comments so far, but I’m betting the addition of this pic will do the trick…

- Posted by Rich Miller        


55 Comments
  1. - Lil Squeezy - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:10 pm:

    Dring is always stylish. More concerned about Tryon’s Birks, get a pair of shoes ya hippy.


  2. - VanillaMan - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:17 pm:

    Do we have to drink Bud products in the Bud tent, or can we bring good beer to it?


  3. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:21 pm:

    Girly boots or at least match with belt


  4. - Bogey Golfer - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:36 pm:

    The guy on the right is prepared for all the manure that goes with the State Fair. The guy on the left - not so much.


  5. - walker - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:43 pm:

    “I am just a lonesome cowboy. Travelin alone. Ain’t got a nickel…”

    “I’ll give you five bucks for the watch, if that’ll help.”


  6. - Anonymiss - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:43 pm:

    Boots - fantastic. The tuck? - dude, come on.


  7. - wordslinger - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 2:54 pm:

    Village People cover band?


  8. - TooDaLooMF - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:08 pm:

    I thought that dude from the Village People was no longer with us


  9. - A guy... - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:11 pm:

    “I can’t quit you”. Sorry, but it just fits here.


  10. - The Colossus of Roads - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:12 pm:

    Cowboy shirt-$45, Skinny jeans-$50, cowboy boots-$100, look on Tyron’s face, priceless.


  11. - Say It Ain't so! - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:20 pm:

    Bruce gives a thumbs up to the sign he just bought.


  12. - Rich Miller - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:23 pm:

    Gonna be very hard to top Say It Ain’t so!


  13. - Nash - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:25 pm:

    Wow.


  14. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:27 pm:

    state cow tipping champ


  15. - Roadiepig - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:27 pm:

    “The winner’s circle? Hey A Guy- to find out how much that’ll cost me to buy ” (B. Rauner)


  16. - Roadiepig - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:28 pm:

    Go find out. Damn autocorrect !


  17. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:33 pm:

    pointing to where my taxes are going


  18. - A guy... - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:34 pm:

    Roadie, if it takes you two entries to ask, it’s too much for you! lol
    Joshing you.


  19. - Linebacker II - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:34 pm:

    ..more like Midnight Cowboy


  20. - Anonymoiis - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:34 pm:

    Here we see Bruce Rauner proudly celebrating his new prize winning Steer’s victory in the harness race, after every horse in the race mysteriously never made it to the track.


  21. - A guy... - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:36 pm:

    There’s only one difference between me and that prize steer I just bought…but it’s a really big difference.

    Yep, Only one of us went to U of I.

    (What were you thinking it was?)


  22. - Mittuns - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:37 pm:

    Governor candidate sponsors Arlington Million, renames race Rauner Billion.


  23. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:38 pm:

    quinn`s cartoon puppets look so real


  24. - Apocalypse Now - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:44 pm:

    No one wears their pants inside their boots. What a bozo.


  25. - Wensicia - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:49 pm:

    Rauner: “How did I win? It was easy. I bought the racetrack and banned the other horses!”


  26. - js - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:52 pm:

    Only one thumbs up? With your money you can afford two.


  27. - Norseman - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:52 pm:

    I want to thank my poker buddy Dick Duchossois for bringing this small stage from Churchill Downs for me to address you.


  28. - Norseman - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:54 pm:

    Hey, I’m back here! Yes, it’s me back here. Damn, I wish they’d put this in front of the Democrat tent rather than behind it.


  29. - anon-again - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:55 pm:

    How did state fair manager let BR on the stand in front of the horse racing crowd? Maybe its me but not real smart.


  30. - Norseman - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:56 pm:

    Mr. Rauner, everyone has to pay $5 cash for the tourist picture. I can’t bill the campaign credit card.


  31. - 3rd Generation Chicago Native - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:58 pm:

    So Dave did not get the memo the Urban Cowboy look is out. At least Rauner can win at the dog and pony show.


  32. - js - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:58 pm:

    Four horse heads and one horse’s _____.


  33. - Jorge - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:02 pm:

    This is what it feels like to have 9 homes, when running against some guy that cannot even mow his lawn.


  34. - Anon - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:04 pm:

    Dring needed those boots when he was the House GOP press guy and it got pretty deep.


  35. - jerry 101 - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:06 pm:

    Reporter 1: Uh, how does it feel, Bruce Rauner, winning the race?

    Bruce Rauner: Oh, well I–
    Reporter 2: - gaining fame and fortune.

    Bruce Rauner: Uh, yes.

    Reporter 3: Having your picture taken for the newspaper.

    Bruce Rauner: Uh, oh, actually, I’m delighted.

    Reporter 4: Besides having your extreme good looks, if I may say so.

    Bruce Rauner: Oh, well, I wouldn’t go–

    Reporter 3: There probably aren’t words to describe your emotions.

    Bruce Rauner: Now, now, now, now, gentlemen, please. On the contrary, there’s a very good word. Am I right, Chip?

    Chip: Tell ‘em what it is.

    Bruce Rauner: Right! It’s … (sings)

    Supercalifragilistic- expialidocious!

    Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious

    If you say it loud enough you’ll always sound precocious

    Supercalifragilistic- expialidocious


  36. - huh - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:10 pm:

    Rauner giving a thumbs up to Dring, wishing Dring was his running mate.


  37. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:21 pm:

    see my thumb gee your dumb


  38. - Hey There - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 4:46 pm:

    Dring says, “And Schock calls himself our party’s fashionista? I don’t think so!”


  39. - Keyser Soze - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 5:23 pm:

    One smells the meat a cookin’.


  40. - Jack - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 5:30 pm:

    David Dring tries out an alternative theme to his traditional Skateland Saved by the Bell birthday party.


  41. - js - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 5:39 pm:

    Somebody misspelled wiener.


  42. - Jechislo - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 6:32 pm:

    I’ve been at numerous republican days at the state fair, but none like this. Something is in the air. Come November 5, there’s gonna be a new sherif in town.


  43. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 6:52 pm:

    “Sue! Sue…,Sue!….Evelyn…way to go, no tripping!”


  44. - Anonymous - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 7:07 pm:

    “something is in the air”

    Nervous cows pass more gas.


  45. - Arthur Andersen - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 7:10 pm:

    for better or for worse, anon 7:07 was me. Ahem.

    To the Post:

    “Like this? I have one just like it at each one of my houses.”


  46. - lptrixie524 - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 7:11 pm:

    hey, at least he’s not wearing cargo shorts like the jamoche in the background. best dressed in the capitol for sure


  47. - Tough Guy - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 7:16 pm:

    Gives the thumbs up to his running mate for tipping her first cow in Springfield


  48. - Yellow Dog Democrat - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 7:47 pm:

    The Midnight Cowboy rides again!


  49. - lptrixie524 - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 8:13 pm:

    I hear he drinks cider at browns


  50. - Roadiepig - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 9:30 pm:

    - A guy… - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 3:34 pm:

    You are absolutely correct- I have to remind myself to check before I post when using my phone. What is fine in casual texting gets me I trouble here ;-)


  51. - wordslinger - Thursday, Aug 14, 14 @ 10:24 pm:

    Step aside, Bruce — you’re standing in Pierce Jones spot.


  52. - zatoichi - Friday, Aug 15, 14 @ 7:34 am:

    I really need some white tube socks.


  53. - MrGrassroots - Friday, Aug 15, 14 @ 7:35 am:

    Where is the football so Rauner can spike it? He is becoming so overconfident, his middle name could be “Bill Brady”.


  54. - OneMan - Friday, Aug 15, 14 @ 8:03 am:

    All of the kids with the pumped up kicks….


  55. - OneMan - Friday, Aug 15, 14 @ 8:03 am:

    The Quinn campaign will have a couple tweets about the second picture after 7 PM on Friday.


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