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Friday, Jun 28, 2013

* Let’s “welcome” Sen. Bill Brady into the governor’s race, shall we? In the photo below, Brady mops his brow while answering a Chicago reporter’s question…

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        

58 Comments
  1. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:28 pm:

    “Dang it, Jason! Enough! I am not going pick you, stop with the spit balls!”


  2. - in the know - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:31 pm:

    “Brady, a graduate of the John Boehner school of public speaking”


  3. - Keyrock - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:31 pm:

    OW wins again.


  4. - Chicago Cynic - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:32 pm:

    “What do you mean Pat Quinn isn’t their nominee?”


  5. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:33 pm:

    “Who put extra onions on my Chicago Style hot dog …”


  6. - Jack - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:33 pm:

    Caption: “Bill Brady practices for the election night results”.


  7. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:34 pm:

    “I know, I know …I saw the website … AND the Twitter stuff …thought this would be easier …”


  8. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:36 pm:

    “I also think … sorry … hey, any of you … eat something with hot sause … and then you rub your ..rub your eyes … man, this stings …”


  9. - AFSCME Steward - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:38 pm:

    Stop it, stop it. Will you guys stop asking me what my plan is ?


  10. - Quizzical - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:38 pm:

    Scrabble, Boggle, Candyland and Monopoly were viscous dogs and we had to do something about them. But the one my kids named Checkers is a good dog and we’re keeping him.


  11. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:38 pm:

    No. No!…Don’t tell me …Boston, Chicago, Rangers, Detroit, Toronto … Toronto … Boston, Chicago, Rangers, Detroit, Toronto… Only 6 right?”


  12. - Du Jour - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:39 pm:

    Like another Bill, I feel your pain.


  13. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:40 pm:

    “Oh geez … tell him … tell … Tell Robert Plummer I’m busy right now …”


  14. - RFR - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:40 pm:

    With the campaign only moments old, Bill Brady has already given himself a black eye.


  15. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:42 pm:

    “Man, you put in a contact the wrong way …”


  16. - Anon. - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:42 pm:

    ” . . . I’m just glad that cows don’t fly.”


  17. - Norseman - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:52 pm:

    Who is the Lieut. Gov.? Wait a second, it’s on the tip of my tongue.


  18. - Norseman - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:54 pm:

    Rauner just poked me in the eye.


  19. - Esquire - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:54 pm:

    See No Evil…


  20. - Jimbo - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:57 pm:

    Oops. My detailed pension plan was written on this here napkin and I’m afraid it’s all smudged and unreadable now.


  21. - heet101 - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:58 pm:

    The only time during the campaign that Bill Brady will see things from a left perspective.


  22. - Calhoun Native - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 12:58 pm:

    Flop. Sweat.


  23. - Esquire - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:02 pm:

    How much more for an air conditioned meeting room?
    Can we afford that without breaking the budget?


  24. - Darienite - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:04 pm:

    “Remembering 2010 gets me a little verklempt……talk among yourselves……”


  25. - PublicServant - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:05 pm:

    “Look Kwuame, We disagree ok? That doesn’t give you the right to try to make me read that Joffe stuff. I just won’t look, and you can’t make me!”


  26. - Rich Miller - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:05 pm:

    Darienite has set the bar.


  27. - Name Withheld - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:15 pm:

    So do I take this vision test again, Mr. White? I’m confused …


  28. - William j Kelly - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:15 pm:

    Save this photo for 3/18 and we won’t need to send a photographer on election night


  29. - Tsavo - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:16 pm:

    “Man, these old suits from Robert Hall are hot”


  30. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:23 pm:

    “I’ve changed, I’ve changed… The puppies… the… puppies… I was wrong…I was wrong…”


  31. - zatoichi - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:30 pm:

    Three times, man…three times… my Dad always told me three times is the charm. So here we go…


  32. - Tim Snopes - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:46 pm:

    You’re all so insensitive. Stop it.


  33. - Deep South - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:53 pm:

    You mean (sob) that winning 98 (sob) counties won’t do the the trick (sob) this time either? (sob)


  34. - Anonymous - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:02 pm:

    “Hmmmm…….maybe if I pretend to get something in my eye they won’t ask about creationism, abortion, or gassing dogs….”


  35. - DaPaige - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:05 pm:

    ” what do you mean I LOST ? My wife already had the drapes picked out and everything! “


  36. - Denny Savard - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:06 pm:

    10% less tears this campaign.


  37. - Anonymous - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:11 pm:

    [tap] [tap] [tap] “There’s no place like home” “There’s no place like home” “There’s no place like home”


  38. - Fastball49 - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:11 pm:

    I hope Rutherford is not serious!!!!


  39. - dupage dan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:21 pm:

    Hey (adjusting tie ala Rodney Dangerfield), I tell ya, I don’t get no respect. I came up here to Chicago to announce my candidacy here by beautiful Lake Michigan and these darn flying rats have been aiming for me all day. So have the seagulls.


  40. - siriusly - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:23 pm:

    That really stings. What got in my eye? Let’s ask Dr. Harry Fisch.


  41. - siriusly - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:24 pm:

    Okay, now I will read the letters on these microphones with one eye closed:
    ABC, CBS, NBD ? wait no NBC


  42. - WhoKnew - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:30 pm:

    Ah, it would appear that Squeezy is a Spitting Python!!


  43. - Keyrock - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:40 pm:

    “It’s true. I did have $10,000 on the Bruins.”

    “Li’l Jason was counting on me.”

    “I’ve never been so scared in my life. I swear, it was a giant snake. Maybe a python. And . . . “


  44. - Rich Miller - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:42 pm:

    WhoKnew takes a late lead.


  45. - LincolnLounger - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:43 pm:

    Dang it. I can’t remember where Lincoln County is.


  46. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:53 pm:

    Wow, - WhoKnew -, that is a very high bar…Well played!


  47. - Darienite - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:53 pm:

    “Pollen count must be through the roof today.”


  48. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:57 pm:

    - Darienette -,

    Did you just go “Brian’s Song” on us?

    That was on last night, makes me cry. Every time, just like Bill too.


  49. - Amalia - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:00 pm:

    Doma, dammit.


  50. - downstate commissioner - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:03 pm:

    “I don’t care if it is medical-when marijuana smoke gets in your eye, it burns!”


  51. - Darienite - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:04 pm:

    @OW - Darienette is my wife.


  52. - SAP - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:08 pm:

    Knew I shouldn’t have served grapefruit to the press corps.


  53. - Chicago Cynic - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:09 pm:

    I can’t believe LincolnLounger beat me to the punch. Gotta say it’s still WhoKnew by a nose.


  54. - Empty Suit - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:13 pm:

    ..and then (sniffle sniffle) after I lost the election my cat got run over ..I didn’t get the license number but but but I think it was a Democrat, the car was blue..


  55. - Anonymous - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:13 pm:

    Me crying? I’m not crying. It’s talk like a pirate day.


  56. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:19 pm:

    Apologies.


  57. - formerpolitico - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:43 pm:

    Waaaah! I’m gonna get crushed in the suburbs again because of my neanderthal right-wing social beliefs that I want to impose on others by the force of law!


  58. - countyline - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:56 pm:

    ‘Why am I in this cesspool called Chicago again ? These people would vote for my dog if it had a “D” behind its name.”


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