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Question of the day

Monday, Oct 31, 2011

* It’s Halloween, so a relevant question is in order.

* The Question: What costumes should the governor and the four legislative leaders wear during trick or treating tonight?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


50 Comments
  1. - so... - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 10:54 am:

    Quinn: Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz (If only he had a brain)


  2. - Statehouse wag - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 10:59 am:

    Mike Madigan — Leprachan


  3. - Anonymous - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 10:59 am:

    Gov. Quinn: Dumbo
    Speaker Madigan: Michael Myers
    President Cullerton: Brad Majors
    Leader Cross: Grumpy
    Leader Radogno: Cinderella (always looking for that right slipper)


  4. - Shore - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:03 am:

    quinn; mr.irrelevant
    cross; mr. irrelevant
    radogno: ghost because there’s no confirmation there actually is a such thing as a senate gop.


  5. - Anonymous - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:03 am:

    They should all go as the Jackson 5 group.


  6. - walkinfool - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:03 am:

    Madigan: The Shadow
    Cross: Robin
    Cullerton: Jiminy Cricket
    Radogno: Alice in Wonderland


  7. - walkinfool - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:05 am:

    Oh, I forgot the Gov.

    Quinn: Don Quixote


  8. - MOON - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:15 am:

    Quinn; Jimmy Carter

    Madigan: Superman

    Cross: Dr. NO

    Cullerton: Roy Rogers

    Radogno: Dale Evans


  9. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:17 am:

    Quinn - Fredo
    Cullerton - Johnny Fontane
    Radogno - Connie
    Madigan - Michael
    Cross - Mo Green


  10. - OneMan - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:22 am:

    Quinn: The protagonist from “Night Moves” by Bob Seger “Working on mysteries without any clues”

    Madigan: Tommy, from Tommy by The Who
    “Tommy can you see me”

    Cross: The Guy from “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”


  11. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:23 am:

    Quinn - Skipper
    Cullerton - Mr. Howell III
    Radogno - Mary Ann
    Madigan - Professor
    Cross - Gilligan


  12. - foster brooks - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:27 am:

    All should go as bank robbers.


  13. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:27 am:

    Quinn - Champ Kind
    Cullerton - Brian Fantana
    Radogno - Veronica Corningstone
    Madigan - Ron Burgandy
    Cross - Brick Tamland


  14. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:34 am:

    Quinn - Charlie Brown
    Cullerton - Linus Van Pelt
    Radogno - Sally Brown
    Madigan - Snoopy
    Cross - Pig Pen


  15. - RetiredStateEmployee - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:38 am:

    Quinn - Minilla (Son of Godzilla) - the lamest Japanese movie monster
    Madigan - Godzilla - of course
    Cullerton - Gamera
    Cross - Rodan
    Radogno - Mothra


  16. - Allen Skillicorn - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:42 am:

    Not all of them, but Nascar suits courtesy of Ameron.


  17. - Jake From Elwood - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:56 am:

    Madigan should go as Mr. Rogers, because the capitol building is his neighborhood.
    Quinn could go as the actor who plays “Mr. Speedy Delivery” because Gov. Quinn also plays the role of a dutiful public servant but he is neither speedy nor does he deliver.
    Cullerton, Cross and Radogno should be the various puppets on the program. We all know that Mr. Rogers did most of the voices and moved the puppets around.


  18. - Jake From Elwood - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 11:59 am:

    LOL One Man. Gotta love the Seger reference. How about a nod to Paul Westerberg: PQ is a rebel without a clue who is searching for something to do.


  19. - Zool - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:00 pm:

    Quinn: Elmer Fudd (Be vehhwy quiet, I’m hunting wabbits)
    Madigan: Bugs Bunny
    Cross: Daffy Duck
    Blago: Woody Woodpecker (for the hair and the laugh)
    Cullerton: Beanie (From Beanie and Cecil) or maybe Rocky the Squirrel


  20. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:07 pm:

    Zool - Great Idea … if I may …

    Quinn - Elmer Fudd
    Cullerton - Sylvester the Cat
    Radogno - Tweety Bird
    Madigan - Road Runner
    Cross - Wyle E. Coyote


  21. - Anonymous - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:16 pm:

    Quinn - Humpty Dumpty
    Madigan - Emperor Palpatine
    Cullerton - A hobbit.
    Radogno — have to go with a ghost.
    Cross — have to go with a ghost for him, too.


  22. - CircularFiringSquad - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:37 pm:

    How about PQ as Quazimoto and the leaders as the featured singers in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir?


  23. - Das Man - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:40 pm:

    Donald Duck - Quinn
    Scrooge McDuck - Madigan
    Huey - Cullerton
    Dewey - Cross
    Louie - Radogno


  24. - CHUCK G - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:42 pm:

    The four horseman form revelations since they are driving Illinois into bankruptcy.


  25. - Lincoln's Penny - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:44 pm:

    Quinn - Jar Jar Binks
    Madigan - The Emperor
    Cullerton - Darth Vader
    Radogno - Princess Leah
    Cross - Han Solo


  26. - 47th Ward - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:48 pm:

    Turning the question on its head, let’s see who these people are without their masks:

    Quinn: Unmotivated, he’s a lazy guy who’s mailing it in and gets angry when anybody expects him to work harder.

    Madigan: Disenchanted, a jaded old man who is watching his creation turn against him, who plots in secret, often against himself.

    Cullerton: Inauthentic, he’s trying desperately to not be Madigan’s guy, he’s left twisting to keep his caucus together.

    Radogno: Uninterested, she’s counting the days until she can retire with a full pension.

    Cross: Unappreciated, he can’t believe the conservatives in his party don’t see his genius and acknowledge how great he is.

    With costumes like these, it’s always Halloween in Springfield.


  27. - Boone's is Back - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 12:56 pm:

    Quinn should dress up like the guy who plays the piano by the escalators at malls because clearly he’s just background noise.


  28. - Fed up - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:01 pm:

    Quin —- a Waffle
    Madigan —- Henry the eighth
    Culler ton—- a rich greedy lawyer
    Cross —- The invisible man


  29. - Anon - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:04 pm:

    Quinn - Spanky
    Madigan - Butch
    Cullerton - Woim
    Cross - Alfalfa
    Radogno - Darla

    or:

    Quinn - Fozzy Bear
    Madigan - Gonzo
    Cullerton - Rizzo
    Cross - Kermit
    Radogno - Miss Piggy


  30. - Cincinnatus - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:06 pm:

    Quinn: Pee Wee
    Radogno: The Mail Lady
    Madigan: Jambi
    Cullerton: Cowboy Curtis
    Cross: Cap’n Carl


  31. - Seriously??? - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:18 pm:

    The Grim Reaper and the Four Horsemen of the Apocolypse


  32. - Wensicia - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:33 pm:

    Willy Wonka and four of his oompa loompas.

    Seriously, they should go trick or treating as themselves; there isn’t anything scarier.


  33. - KGB - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 1:45 pm:

    From “That 70’s Show”

    Madigan - Eric
    Cullerton - Fez
    Cross - Red Forman
    Radogno - Mrs. Forman
    Quinn - Kelso


  34. - zatoichi - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 2:04 pm:

    The Walking Dread - Episode 6 - ‘Decisions, Decisions’

    Quinn - Merle Dixon - not seen but missing something.
    Madigan - Rick Grimes - Nice hat
    Cullerton - Daryl Dixon- good with a crossbow
    Cross - Shane Walsh - don’t go on trip with him
    Radogno - Lori Grimes - Sincere concern
    Rest of GA - Herded walkers


  35. - VanillaMan - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 2:35 pm:

    Quinn is Herman Munster
    Madigan is Nosferatu
    Cross is Jason Plummer
    Radogno is Jessie the Cowgirl
    Cullerton is Billy Elliot


  36. - Plutocrat03 - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 2:37 pm:

    Scariest costume is just to go as themselves….


  37. - Tommydanger - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 2:39 pm:

    Wolfman and Dracula meet the Three Stooges


  38. - southof80 - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 2:53 pm:

    The Good, The Bad, and the Ugli-es…


  39. - Boone Logan Square - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 3:06 pm:

    Madigan - Mr. White
    Cullerton - Mr. Orange
    Cross - Mr. Brown
    Radogno - Ms. Blonde
    Quinn - Mr. Pink


  40. - Rich Miller - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 3:11 pm:

    Mr. Pink: Why can’t we pick our own colors?

    Joe: No way, no way. Tried it once, doesn’t work. You got four guys all fighting over who’s gonna be Mr. Black, but they don’t know each other, so nobody wants to back down. No way. I pick. You’re Mr. Pink. Be thankful you’re not Mr. Yellow.


  41. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 3:42 pm:

    Well played, Rich … Well played!


  42. - Anonymous - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 3:43 pm:

    Governor= Dilbert’s boss
    Speaker = Catbert
    President= Phil the Prince of Insufficient Light
    House Minority Leader = Bob the Dinosaur
    Senate Minority Leader = Tina


  43. - Oswego Willy - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 3:46 pm:

    Rich, why did my last group get taken down? … Radogno’s?


  44. - Anonymous - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 4:31 pm:

    Quinn - Estragon
    Cullerton - Vladimir
    Cross - Pozzo
    Radogno - Lucky
    Madigan - Godot


  45. - anon - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 7:45 pm:

    Governor=Shrek Lt. Governor=Shrek’s Donkey


  46. - MeAgain - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 9:06 pm:

    Quinn-a Blago mask


  47. - commonsense in illinois - Monday, Oct 31, 11 @ 9:31 pm:

    Madigan-John F Kennedy
    Quinn-Madigan
    Culllerton-Madigan
    Cross-Madigan
    Radogno-Shirley Madigan


  48. - Johnnie F. - Tuesday, Nov 1, 11 @ 7:28 am:

    Tinky Winky-Quinn
    Dipsy-Cross
    La-La-Cullerton
    Po-Radogno
    Nu-nu-Madigan (he cleans up the bumbling messes of the Tele-Tubbies)


  49. - Wilson Pickett - Tuesday, Nov 1, 11 @ 7:51 am:

    Probably five Chicago Cubs baseball uniforms would do nicely.Whether they like it or not, they all play on the same team and they are seen as “losers” by most of the voters.


  50. - Wumpus - Tuesday, Nov 1, 11 @ 9:24 am:

    Quinn - a real, qualified governor
    Cullerton, Radogno, Madigan, Cross-four leaders who actually try to accomplish something


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