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Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013

* President Obama and US Sen. Mark Kirk exchanged an exploding fist bump before the State of the Union address

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- Posted by Rich Miller        

14 Comments
  1. - Amalia - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 7:05 am:

    pow….erful!


  2. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 7:41 am:

    Silently Expolsive…

    The best real moment of the night.


  3. - VanillaMan - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 7:55 am:

    “Wonder Twins!”

    (yeah, we’re all wondering)


  4. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 8:00 am:

    Great catch, Rich.

    AA loves the Gawker. (And sister blog Jalopnik for us car nuts.)


  5. - 47th Ward - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 8:26 am:

    That’s what class looks like. Well done.


  6. - Stooges - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 8:28 am:

    What a genuine moment, too few of these are shown to the public.


  7. - zatoichi - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 8:40 am:

    Nice.


  8. - wndycty - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 8:53 am:

    Its an awesome moment but Mark Kirk just guaranteed himself a primary from Joe Walsh next time.


  9. - Levois - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 9:36 am:

    Its an awesome moment but Mark Kirk just guaranteed himself a primary from Joe Walsh next time.

    Good luck with that.


  10. - wndycty - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 10:02 am:

    LOL you know I don’t think Walsh has a chance, but given Walsh’s tone as of late, hell as of always, I could see him doing that.


  11. - wordslinger - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 10:47 am:

    Awesome. Puts a smile on my face.


  12. - Susiejones - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 12:27 pm:

    very nice. saw them greet each other last night but did not see the fist bump on the channel I was watching. good to see Sen. Kirk back at the Capitol. was going to say back on the job, but know he was on the job during his rehab.


  13. - Boone Logan Square - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 12:56 pm:

    Nice catch of a nice moment, Rich.


  14. - Just The Way It Is One - Wednesday, Feb 13, 13 @ 3:35 pm:

    I guess the word of the post is “nice,” but I must admit, I, too, must say it: “It was a nice gesture–and was not dutiful by a sitting U.S. President. Rather it seemed respectful, genuine, collegial…B.O. gets a fist pump from ALL Illinoisans on this one for displaying genuine class.


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