Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » Those are some serious boo-birds
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Those are some serious boo-birds

Friday, Jun 28, 2013

* Chicagoans love to boo politicians at public events. As I noted in comments earlier, I took my brother to Blues Fest many years ago and he was surprised to hear Harold Washington roundly booed. I had to explain the tradition.

But the reception for Gov. Pat Quinn at the Blackhawks victory rally today appeared to go beyond the normal tradition. If the embed doesn’t work (it doesn’t for some people), then click here to watch


View more videos at: http://nbcchicago.com.

They did cheer a little at the end, though.

…Adding… From commenter Darienite…

A couple of minutes prior, they ran a video montage, and Emanuel began his speech without being introduced. Pat Foley introduced PQ, hence the booing. Points for Rahm.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

28 Comments
  1. - WoW - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:39 pm:

    Awesome!!! Patrick, the people luv ya, NOT!!


  2. - Darienite - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:42 pm:

    A couple of minutes prior, they ran a video montage, and Emanuel began his speech without being introduced. Pat Foley introduced PQ, hence the booing. Points for Rahm.


  3. - Rich Miller - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:44 pm:

    Thanks, Darienite, I wondered how MRE escaped the usual wrath. lol


  4. - Truth teller - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:45 pm:

    As Rich noted in an earlier post, who wouldn’t have been booed besides Jesse White? When you’re the Gov, you wear the jacket for our dysfunctional state government. Quite frankly, I’m surprised it wasn’t any worse than it was.


  5. - Chicago Cynic - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 1:59 pm:

    Rahm was smart enough not to be introduced or he would have been boo’d too.


  6. - cover - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:01 pm:

    Gov. Quinn should have made light of the booing. He could have said something like, “Did Commissioner Bettman join us here?” Bettman gets booed everywhere he goes, even when presenting trophies like on Monday night.


  7. - Ipone lens cap - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:03 pm:

    Quinn should have said they were screaming for Coach Q…


  8. - Small Town Liberal - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:03 pm:

    He looked like he was enjoying himself despite the booing. Good sport.


  9. - Grandson of Man - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:03 pm:

    I looked at Quinn’s facial expressions after his speech, when he was standing behind the team. He looked happy. Being a politician, he knows well that not everybody will like him, and many will detest him. He looked comfortable with that.

    Happy Chicago Blackhawks Day, Illinois. The championship is for all Illinoisans, because we only have one NHL hockey team.


  10. - OneMan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:03 pm:

    Perhaps it was also an AFSCME rally…


  11. - reformer - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:05 pm:

    This is in Chicago where Quinn got the most votes. On the other hand, I suspect Blackhawks fans skew more Republican than the average Chicago-area resident.


  12. - local - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:07 pm:

    if rahm would have been introduced he would have been booed worse. scanning twitter, people hated rahm on tv and at the rally. link: https://twitter.com/search/realtime?q=rahm&src=typd


  13. - local - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:09 pm:

    scan back a few hours when it was happening in real time and it gets a lot worse


  14. - TCB - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:11 pm:

    Anyone else remember that time Rocky Wertz sued the State, claiming the capital plan was not constitutional? How soon we forget.


  15. - Jimbo - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:18 pm:

    They were saying Booouurns lol


  16. - A guy... - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:23 pm:

    I am more a GOPer, but those in the crowd who booed exhibited a lack of class. He did goad the crowd into a polite ovation toward the end of his very brief remarks.


  17. - When Quinn Is In... - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:24 pm:

    …the Blackhawks Win”.


  18. - OneMan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:26 pm:

    Also part of it is, you didn’t wait for hours to get in to listen to Pat Quinn…


  19. - redleg - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:41 pm:

    OneMan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:03 pm:
    Perhaps it was also an AFSCME rally…

    I thought the same thing until the camera panned the crowd. None of usual green present that I could see.


  20. - Mokenavince - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:47 pm:

    It’s nice to know the Guv. is proud of some thing.
    He has very little else to be proud of.
    Where were Mike and Lisa? They run the State.
    Rahm one upped the Guv.


  21. - Cincinnatus - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 2:55 pm:

    Rich said,

    “Thanks, Darienite, I wondered how MRE escaped the usual wrath. lol”

    Of course, this is what you meant, right Rich?

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meal,_Ready-to-Eat


  22. - Skeeter - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:06 pm:

    Great to see him booed.

    He was there to try to associate himself with some of the glory of the team.

    But to my knowledge he wasn’t even at any of the games.

    Frankly,the only elected officials that should have been there were Brendan Reilly who holds season tickets and actually attends nearly every game, and maybe John Fritchey who is a serious Hawks fan.

    The rest? Out to support a winner. They should be booed.


  23. - OneMan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:09 pm:

    == The rest? Out to support a winner. They should be booed ==

    I can think of one loser Pat Quinn supports….


  24. - Small Town Liberal - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:10 pm:

    - But to my knowledge he wasn’t even at any of the games. -

    Pretty sure he was at all the home games, and I’m positive he was there for at least 1.


  25. - formerpolitico - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:41 pm:

    Amazed at all the $200 Hawks jerseys people wear. Don’t they realize they are the 99% giving money to the 1% to advertise a private business? The Roman Emperors knew that if you give the masses ‘bread and circuses’ they will not think about rebelling. Pro sports is an opiate that people take far too seriously!


  26. - OneMan - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:45 pm:

    Amazed at all the $200 Hawks jerseys people wear. Don’t they realize they are the 99% giving money to the 1% to advertise a private business? The Roman Emperors knew that if you give the masses ‘bread and circuses’ they will not think about rebelling. Pro sports is an opiate that people take far too seriously!

    Bet you are fun at parties…


  27. - wordslinger - Friday, Jun 28, 13 @ 3:51 pm:

    Earlier in the day, Emanuel was on the radio saying that “Bobby Hull was looking down and smiling.”

    Oops.

    Bobby Hull was in Grant Park, with a polar bear skin on his dome. Stan Mikita was in Grant Park. So was Tony E. So was Eddie O.

    By the way, the great Gordie Howe is alive and well in Grosse Pointe, too.

    What a glorious day downtown! For all you Chicago haters out there, check out the video from the streets and park: blue skies, boats bobbing in the lake, and hundreds of thousands of happy working people taking a break to celebrate their boys and their town. Can’t beat it.

    I’ll tell you one thing: when I was coming up, Hawks fans were old guys named “Stasch” and “Seamus” and “Vic.”

    These new Hawks fans are the smart kids who have been filling downtown and growing the residential, the restaurants and the bars. They’re everywhere and they’re a force.

    Here’s to the kids. Have fun, be safe.

    “Ain’t no sin being glad you’re alive.”


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

    wordslinger @ 3:51: Amen, and an OT win for the Springsteen reference!


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Janus apparently no longer loves his state job, hires on with Illinois Policy Institute
* Reader comments closed for the weekend
* Pritzker meets with moms who've lost their kids to street violence, police shootings
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Fundraiser list
* Question of the day
* Caption contest!
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Campaign stuff: Morrison; Ives; Skillicorn; Nybo; Rooney; Curran; Breen; Frese
* "And admit that the waters/Around you have grown"
* A tiny bit of good news from Moody's
* Proft files suit so his independent expenditure committee can coordinate with campaigns after caps busted
* Cook shifts governor's race from "Toss Up" to "Lean Democrat" - Third-party candidates "the tipping point"
* Unsolicited advice
* The impasse and the damage done
* Entire IPHCA executive committee resigns, lawyer let go after racism controversy
* Chicago to get its first public law school, but is it a wise move?
* Doom and gloom abounds, but a new pension idea emerges
* Another lawsuit filed in Quincy veterans' home deaths: "For a year and a half, he loved that place. And it killed him"
* *** LIVE COVERAGE ***
* SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS in password)
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

...............

...............

...............

...............
<


Loading


* SVM EDITORIAL: Term limits: Beware of unintende.....
* McDaniel-Hale: The decision to smoke is a perso.....
* In Bellwood, Fritz Kaegi Blasts 'Machine Po.....
* Barickman Cautious About Trump Impact on IL Ele.....
* Democrats try to rebuild the state party from t.....
* New law better protects DCFS workers..
* Illinois Makes Its IT Department a Permanent Fi.....
* Dyslexia guidebook bill signed into law..
* Naperville Now 07-20-18..
* Is Pritzker the beginning of the end for Madigan?..


* Illinois National Guard troops return from Afghanistan
* Veteran’s family sues Illinois over Legionnaires’ outbreak
* The Latest: Officials release boat accident victims’ names
* Judge rejects US efforts to strip terrorist of citizenship
* EXCHANGE: A family has deep roots in baseball and softball
* EXCHANGE: For 122 years, observatory has demystified the sky
* Northern Illinois man convicted of murdering sister-in-law
* Man cleared of murder has trouble depositing compensation
* UI seeks to improve access for transfer students
* Watch cop revive man during fentanyl scare at Illinois strip club

* Marginal amounts of legionella detected in Stratton Building
* Moody's gives Illinois finances a 'stable' outlook
* Illinois Army National Guard soldiers return home
* Marginal amouts of legionella detected in Stratton Building
* Under the Dome Podcast: Gun bills, Quincy, Trump-Putin reaction
* Incumbents hold big fundraising leads in central Illinois legislative races
* Springfield man wins Illinois State Police logo contest
* Rauner 'deeply troubled' by Trump's Helsinki comments
* Rauner signs bill to ease physician assistant hiring
* Bill taking Illinois out of voter registration system vetoed

* Home Run Pizza CEO dies
* Home Run Inn Pizza CEO dies
* Your neighbor isn't a business
* The future of the U.S. looks a lot like Chicago
* Cook County board moves to prevent repeat of pop tax fiasco


* White Sox OF Avisail Garcia expected to be activated from DL today
* None injured in fire at Elgin water treatment facility
* Sesame Street is entering classrooms: a big move for Big Bird
* Soy ‘milk’ makers may need to find alternative description
* Bears training camp: Take some time and do a side trip, a few good suggestions
* Man, 25, shot in Far South Side
* Chevrolet Silverado 1500 holds steady as 2018 model
* POT TOPICS: Weed, hemp bills stacked up on Rauner’s desk; Pot IPO raises $150M
* Police officer injured in crash in Logan Square
* Man, 25, shot in Gresham


* Special Olympics participant missing from Gold Coast
* Cubs' Kris Bryant, Addison Russell out of lineup for first game vs. Cardinals
* Bears back on the practice field Saturday morning: Live updates
* Kayaker's body found in Lake Michigan after capsizing nearly 2 years ago
* Phillips' Jahleel Billingsley — Alabama's first recruit from Illinois since 1997 — is a 'big-time talent'
* Photos: Pitchfork 2018
* LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 7/21/18
* Danica Patrick and other acts of sports treason
* AP sources: Pence, Bolton, Kelly confronted Trump in Oval Office about Russia comments
* 'Crying Nazi' pleads guilty to assault in Charlottesville; banned from Virginia


» The Week in Review: Public Outcry Over Police-Involved Shooting
» ‘Ali: A Life’; Sexual Harassment In Bars; NPR’s Sam Sanders
» WBEZ’s Chicago and Illinois News Roundup: July 20, 2018
» UIC To Acquire John Marshall Law School, Creating The City’s First Public Law School
» State Week: Russia Reactions, Gun Laws, Campaign Cash
» #660 PJ Morton & Opinions on Drake
» July 19, 2018 - Full Show
» Berwyn Homeowners Squeezed By School District Miscalculation
» How Conservatism Won In Wisconsin; Illinois Election Security; Special Olympics 50th Anniversary
» Illinois Prison Officials Accused of Abusing Transgender Inmate


* Scott Reeder: Understanding is what journalism should be about
* Counterpoint: His pick is bad news indeed for health care, women, consumers and unions
* Point: Kavanaugh is truly a 'judge's judge' and precisely what our nation needs
* Eugene Robinson: The 'deep state' stands between us and the abyss
* Marginal amounts of legionella detected in Stratton Building
* Moody's gives Illinois finances a 'stable' outlook
* Illinois Army National Guard soldiers return home
* Marginal amouts of legionella detected in Stratton Building
* Under the Dome Podcast: Gun bills, Quincy, Trump-Putin reaction
* Bernard Schoenburg: Bourne, Clark clash over missed votes


* 5 Questions with ... Lara Grobosky, event leader for Macon County's Relay for Life
* What you may have missed: Gun violence data, firearms bill, ospreys, National Guard, America in Bloom and ethanol
* Bloomington's Eagle Station post office moving back to Empire St.
* Cyclists honoring fallen officers stop in Twin Cities
* A place to play
* Love INC classes help build skills
* Decatur and Macon County neighbors: Obituaries published today
* Two shootings in Urbana leave man dead, teen in critical condition
* Fire calls
* Police report


* Revelations of US cardinal sex abuse will force pope's hand
* Analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests
* Judge void SW Indiana city's local coal mining ban
* Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as U.S. interest wanes
* French investigators raid home of Macron's bodyguard

* Gov. Rauner's DC allergy successfully ...
* SC lawmakers tour Nevada's Yucca Mountain
* Shimkus joins conference committee on Farm...
* Arrington to serve on Farm Bill conference...
* HHS' new plan for Kentucky work requir...
* House farm bill conference committee membe...
* House Moves to Send Farm Bill to Conferenc...
* FIBRA Prologis Announces Second Quarter 20...
* Chelsea Lining Up to Be Ground Zero in the...
* Indian-Americans are building an instituti...

* How area members of Congress voted on voti......
* Family reunifications: 450 down, roughly 1......
* Ballot security battle heats up already ho......
* In IL-6, Roskam and Casten clash over elec......
* GOP accuses Dems of stalling Kavanaugh aft......

* Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez B......
* How area members of Congress voted on voti......
* Will Route 66 become a National Historic T......
* Tammy Duckworth Wishes She Wasn'......
* Alton Fire Department awarded $227273 grant...

* An efiling nightmare -- but with a happy ending
* Snoop, the barber.
* Keeping retirement real. Regressive taxation and living in the city.
* A guaranteed basic income in Chicago...
* Prager U: War on boys
* Jeff Bezos Just Became The Richest Person Ever. Amazon Workers Just Marked #PrimeDay With Strikes Against Low Pay And Brutal Conditions.
* The Weekend Desk Report
* If wife outearns husband, she downplays it and he exaggerates!
* #fbf: A streetcar named retired with video footage
* The sad state of the sandwich at Logan Square deli Rosie’s Sidekick


* IDPH Investigation Continues As Foodborne Illnesses Increase
* Gov. Rauner signs HB 5611
* Summit for Success: IDOT providing tools, opportunity for disadvantaged businesses
* Illinois Payrolls Jump +18,100
* Liquor Control Commission Underage Compliance Report for Cook County

  
* Special Deal: You can learn the 3 languages of C & jumpstart your career
* Microsoft, Best Buy, and RavPower are offering some good back-to-school deals
* Samsung's A-series are possibly going double-digits
* There might be no Samsung Galaxy S11, but there could be a Galaxy S20
* Why go cutting-edge? Here are 7 older flagships that are still worth buying today
* Starting this weekend, SpaceX is about to land a whole lot more rockets
* Here’s how to pass 12 CompTIA certification exams — for less than $3 each

* Under the Radar: Kyle Kubat
* Mariners Vs White Sox Preview: Starting Pitchers, Odds, Pred...
* LeBlanc, relievers shut down White Sox
* Shields outdueled in stellar night on mound
* Mariners beat White Sox, get back on winning track
* Mariners 3, White Sox 1: New half, same loss
* Mariners 3, White Sox 1: New half, same loss


Main Menu
Home
Illinois
YouTube
Pundit rankings
Obama
Subscriber Content
Durbin
Burris
Blagojevich Trial
Advertising
Updated Posts
Polls

Archives
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
March 2006
February 2006
January 2006
December 2005
April 2005
March 2005
February 2005
January 2005
December 2004
November 2004
October 2004

Blog*Spot Archives
November 2005
October 2005
September 2005
August 2005
July 2005
June 2005
May 2005

Syndication

RSS Feed 2.0
Comments RSS 2.0
WordPress




Hosted by MCS SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax Advertise Here Mobile Version Contact Rich Miller