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Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015

* A synonym and an antonym for both Gov. Rauner and Speaker Madigan?

- Posted by Rich Miller        

36 Comments
  1. - South of Sherman - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:32 pm:

    Extreme — moderate. (You decide which is which.)


  2. - Chicago 20 - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:35 pm:

    Tea Party Republican - Democrat


  3. - 47th Ward - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:36 pm:

    Rauner: Aloof/engaged

    Madigan: strong/brittle


  4. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:37 pm:

    Rauner - S; Chief, Madigan - S; Chief

    Rauner - A; Michael, Madigan - A; Sonny


  5. - Ducky LaMoore - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:39 pm:

    Rauner: bipolar - bipartisan
    Madigan: congress - progress


  6. - The Muse - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:40 pm:

    Struggle and stroogle (Urban dictionary it; nothing inappropriate).

    Madigan/Rauner: “The struggle/stroogle is real.”


  7. - Chairman McBroom - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:41 pm:

    Rauner: Shaker-Upper / Status Quo

    Madigan: Status Quo / Shaker-Upper


  8. - Vote Quimby! - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:47 pm:

    Rookie/Veteran


  9. - Goldwater Republican - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:50 pm:

    Rauner:Bastion of Hope/ Status Quo

    Madigan: Power Hungry/ Rational


  10. - walker - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:51 pm:

    Rauner: Godzilla/Hannah’s horse

    Madigan: drug-resistant strain/Lassie


  11. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:56 pm:

    Rauner - Trashcan Van / Only owning… the Trashcan Van

    Madigan - Apples / “For lunch… Surprise me”


  12. - JS Mill - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 3:59 pm:

    Madigan= status quo/change

    Rauner= greed/giving


  13. - Makandadawg - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:00 pm:

    Temporary/Permanent


  14. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:04 pm:

    Twilight Zone and Aberration


  15. - Vote Quimby! - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:07 pm:

    Oh I get it now….
    Rauner: rookie/compassionate
    Madigan: veteran/spontaneous


  16. - thunderspirit - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:07 pm:

    Extreme/reasonable.

    Which is which largely depends on your perspective and/or partisan bent.


  17. - Wordslinger - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:11 pm:

    Reactionary/forthright

    Controlled/disorganized


  18. - A guy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:11 pm:

    Compromiser Compromiser


  19. - A guy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:13 pm:

    Big Dog who licks. Little Dog who bites.


  20. - Wensicia - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:20 pm:

    Rauner: Steadfast/Compromise

    Madigan: Experienced/Unrelenting


  21. - Stones - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:23 pm:

    Rauner - Neophyte / Skilled
    Madigan - Veteran / Timid


  22. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:24 pm:

    Rauner - Strawberry shake / “Hammer and Shake”

    Madigan - Saputo’s / Spontaneity


  23. - AJ_yooper - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:26 pm:

    Rauner: Pretender/Empathic
    Madigan: Admiral/Disorganized


  24. - Ipso Facto - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:26 pm:

    Syn:

    Rauner: “Tis but a scratch” Mercutio
    Madigan: “Inside the rind” Frair Laurence


  25. - Ipso Facto - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:29 pm:

    Ant:

    Rauner: Patton
    Madigan: Ricochet Rabbit


  26. - Amalia - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:32 pm:

    Rauner- chaos/solution

    Madigan - control/open


  27. - Arthur Andersen - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:34 pm:

    Syn

    R-Killing Patton

    M-The Art of War

    Ant-

    R-Citizen Kane

    M-Animal House


  28. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:38 pm:

    - AJ_yooper -, thanks for your kid words yesterday.

    “QOTD”?

    Rauner - Carhartt / Bleeding Heart

    Madigan - “71″ / Mushroom


  29. - @MisterJayEm - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:45 pm:

    A synonym and an antonym for both Gov. Rauner and Speaker Madigan?

    Rauner: Rookie/veteran
    Madigan: Experienced/clueless

    – MrJM


  30. - Wordslinger - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:46 pm:

    AA, those are very good.

    I read “Killing Patton” over the weekend for laughs, of which there are many. It’s like a transcript of an episode of “Drunk History.”

    Now he’s got a “Killing Reagan” book, who like Patton, was not killed. What a racket this guy has going.


  31. - 47th Ward - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 4:48 pm:

    Rauner: crown me/check mate

    Madigan: all-in/bluffing


  32. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 5:10 pm:

    Rauner - trying to pin the other guy with the blame for the needed tax hike/responsible leader.

    Madigan - trying to pin the other guy with the blame for the needed tax hike/responsible leader.


  33. - burbanite - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 5:32 pm:

    Rauner, A: Moderate
    S: Extreme

    Madigan, A: Impatient
    S: Entrenched


  34. - mokenavince - Wednesday, Jul 29, 15 @ 10:01 pm:

    Putz!


  35. - Arthur Andersen - Thursday, Jul 30, 15 @ 1:41 am:

    Thanks, Word. I got many a laugh out of that one myself. Can’t even imagine what “Killing Jesus” must be like.


  36. - One of the 35 - Thursday, Jul 30, 15 @ 9:32 am:

    Rauner: Machiavelli, Mr. Milk toast

    Madigan: Machiavelli, Mr. Milk toast


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