Reaching into the past for today’s gotcha moment
Friday, Aug 22, 2014
* Back in the day, Bruce Rauner was the chairman of the Chicago Convention and Tourism Board and he spoke at a press conference announcing that the National Restaurant Association had committed to keep its annual show in Chicago through 2016.
So, naturally he had some kind words for the state’s leaders about the then new McCormick Place reforms…
* It’s a fun little ding, for sure, but times were different then, for both Illinois and Rauner. Watch…
The tone of his voice is what struck me most. His voice has a much harder, sharper edge to it now, and if you close your eyes you can sometimes hear Reagesque inflections. Such a change can come with experience, but often, with political candidates, comes after coaching. No big deal either way.
* But imagine if this or even part of this brief little clip was somehow used in a TV ad…