Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar » Question of the day
SUBSCRIBE to Capitol Fax      Advertise Here      Mobile Version     Exclusive Subscriber Content     Updated Posts    Contact
CapitolFax.com
To subscribe to Capitol Fax, click here.
Question of the day

Friday, Sep 30, 2016

* From the twitters…


* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        

67 Comments
  1. - Red Ranger - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:45 pm:

    “I sure hope the Speaker put this pic on his Instagram”


  2. - Anonymous - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:46 pm:

    Mike Madigan and the pants height he controls


  3. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:47 pm:

    “Sir, please. If you hold that hand too tight, the wax needs to be touched up… “


  4. - Big Muddy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:47 pm:

    no caption but a question. Is Madigan literally melting through his shoes? His armpits are going to chaffing on his belt shortly.


  5. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:48 pm:

    “How about something… a little less… posed? Better… “


  6. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:49 pm:

    “No, I’m sure. The proportions seemed ok at the time… “


  7. - AlfondoGonz - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:49 pm:

    “I thought these carpets would age more gracefully when I picked them out in 1970″


  8. - Boone's is Back - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:50 pm:

    The incredible shrinking man


  9. - @MisterJayEm - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:50 pm:

    At this rate, by 2020 the Speaker’s inseam and fly will be the same length.

    – MrJM


  10. - Norseman - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:50 pm:

    Either the Speaker is shrinking or his pants are growing.


  11. - Rich Miller - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:50 pm:

    MJM: You know, one day my pants will be pulled up so high I won’t need a shirt. Just long gloves and a dickie.


  12. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:50 pm:

    “Sir… yes, the model does look life-like, but it’s not him… ‘How do I know?’… the model blinked, ok… “


  13. - anon - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:52 pm:

    #PantsHikeMike


  14. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:52 pm:

    “It was either hike up my pants or not show off my new Buster Browns… “


  15. - Grand Avenue - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:53 pm:

    Madigan’s pants are so high because the young man is giving him a wedgie - that’s why you don’t see his left hand


  16. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:54 pm:

    “… well I heard it’s because belly buttons frighten him so he has to have his covered at all times… “


  17. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:56 pm:

    “Now it makes sense why I saw the Speaker at ‘Big and Tall’… “


  18. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:57 pm:

    “…No, he just stands on an end table and jumps in them. Easier to get them on that way… “


  19. - Norseman - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:57 pm:

    Does this mean we’re pants shaming the Speaker?

    My bad!


  20. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 2:59 pm:

    Pantalones Gigante!


  21. - Responsa - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:01 pm:

    “These are not my pants.” (What I’ve heard is a favorite excuse offered to police when something untoward is found on a suspect.)


  22. - Faker - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:06 pm:

    Rich, your bing news feed on the left side is promoting all the fake newspapers from Liberty Principles PAC. “Rauner calls for political referendums…”


  23. - Bogey Golfer - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:09 pm:

    But is he able to save money by buying his shirts from the boys’ department?


  24. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:11 pm:

    “… and the deep-pockets of Mike Madigan… “


  25. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:12 pm:

    “We call these pants the ‘Pockets to Your Elbows’, business casual… “


  26. - Saluki - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:13 pm:

    pants


  27. - Ahoy! - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:13 pm:

    Madigan teaches a young man that the more powerful you become, the higher your inseam must be.


  28. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:14 pm:

    “If you can’t fit $83 dollars in quarters in each pocket, you get the pants for free…”


  29. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:16 pm:

    Pictured: A Hispanic community leader and Governor Rauner’s piñata.


  30. - Big Muddy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:18 pm:

    “No 32-37 isn’t revenue versus expenses. it’s my pants size! This has all been a big misunderstanding…”


  31. - Anonymous - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:22 pm:

    I wanted a photo with Penn & Teller, but I could not find Penn and Teller would tell me where to find him.


  32. - Anonymous - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:23 pm:

    “See with pants like these, I’m able to sneak out bread from Saputo’s…haven’t bought a loaf in years.”


  33. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:26 pm:

    Hey, let’s do this in front of a futuristic painting of….me.


  34. - VanillaMan - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:26 pm:

    As the speaker aged, the waist of his slacks moved upward, like rings on a tree. By the time he reached his 80th year of life, Mr. Speaker could only converse by unzipping his trouser fly.


  35. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:26 pm:

    I’d switch over to suspenders, but they don’t make ‘em that short.


  36. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:27 pm:

    “The pants, from the Bruce Rauner Costumes collection, are very well made, but can only be bought in one size… “


  37. - VanillaMan - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:27 pm:

    My tailor is Fred Mertz.


  38. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:28 pm:

    And after my last apple of the day, I go home and play Scrabble on my shirt.


  39. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:29 pm:

    My dark pants reveal dandruff.


  40. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:30 pm:

    When I get really ticked, I just bite down on my belt.


  41. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:32 pm:

    Shirts that fit me are hard to find. T-shirts; impossible.


  42. - VanillaMan - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:32 pm:

    Why yes - I DO wear Spanx!
    How could you tell?


  43. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:33 pm:

    “They put their pants on same way we do!”

    Lou Holtz, former Head Coach
    University of Notre Dame


  44. - Huh? - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:34 pm:

    At least I don’t wear costumes to mislead people that I am one of them.


  45. - Huh? - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:35 pm:

    What’s this fascination with my pants? I’m like most people and wear my belt around my waist. It just happens to be higher than average.


  46. - Huh? - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:36 pm:

    Touching the hand of power in Illinois.


  47. - Huh? - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:37 pm:

    Godfather, will you be my friend?


  48. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:37 pm:

    I love this carpet. You can slaughter anything here and it doesn’t show.


  49. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:38 pm:

    As soon as we get this quickie, snappy, selfie; whatever you call it, I’m going back behind the curtain.


  50. - Cubs in '16 - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:41 pm:

    Posing with the newest balloon in the upcoming Macy’s T’giving Day parade…


  51. - West Side The Best Side - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:42 pm:

    Tim Conway’s Little Old Man goes to Springfield.


  52. - Six Degrees of Separation - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:43 pm:

    “Dude, your pants are higher than Cheech Marin!”


  53. - Big Lu - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:45 pm:

    WORK IT, URKEL!


  54. - Anon - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:48 pm:

    “Pants on the ground, pants on the ground.”


  55. - Give Me A Break - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:49 pm:

    Big Lu, you owe me a keyboard. You killed it.


  56. - Big Mike - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:49 pm:

    Michael, you have little hands!!


  57. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:51 pm:

    “When I find the guy that told Mike to put on his big boy pants… “


  58. - Get a Job!! - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:54 pm:

    I like those pants, let me ask you, where do you find a 24″ waist, 40″ inseam?


  59. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:58 pm:

    And the best part of these pants is that they come with footies that look like shoes!


  60. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 3:59 pm:

    Is it kind of funny that not a single person has even inquired as to who the other guy is?


  61. - Railrat - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:00 pm:

    I’d ask you to sit Mr. Speaker but I had to sell all the furniture because of your taxation ! But hey “damn glad to meet ya”


  62. - A guy - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:01 pm:

    Ok Pilsen is the location;
    Que pasa con estos pantalones?


  63. - Amalia - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:13 pm:

    MJM sends Ed Grimley to a meeting.


  64. - Anonymous - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:14 pm:

    His pants are “Higher than Corey Haim…”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLnHOQ2YZ58


  65. - Henry Francis - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:29 pm:

    I like my policies and governing to be in moderation, but my pant height extreme!!!


  66. - anonymous - Friday, Sep 30, 16 @ 4:31 pm:

    Odd that Rich turned off comments on Munger donation from “Rauner’s pals” but not anywhere else. Could be Rauner has another “bestie.”


  67. - Vato Loco - Monday, Oct 3, 16 @ 7:24 pm:

    He heard that he was meeting with a Hispanic group and he thought “Cholo” pants would help garner support…


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


* Fowler pledges no criticism of opponents in upcoming campaign
* Yesterday's stories

Support CapitolFax.com
Visit our advertisers...

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

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

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


Loading


* Illinois Geolocation Privacy Bill Sponsor Seeki.....
* Gov. Rauner Says NFL Protestors Are "Insulting".....
* Gov. Rauner Says NFL Protestors Are 'Insulting'.....
* Morning Spin: Emanuel budget hole now tops $259.....
* Despite New Funding Formula, Some Schools Lose..
* Rauner slams NFL players who protest the nation.....
* Gov. Rauner disagrees with NFL protests but und.....


* Carnival worker accused of touching teenage girls
* High school suspends football activities amid hazing probe
* High school suspends football activities amid hazing probe
* Full federal court to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal
* EXCHANGE: Corn, tomatoes just the beginning for gardener
* Illinois officials encourage earthquake drill participation
* Morthland College investigated by state, federal agencies
* Chicago archdiocese to focus on domestic violence in Mass
* Morris VFW finally awards jackpot after raffle was delayed
* Indiana governor seeks federal funding for railroad project

* Abortion rights bill sent to Rauner
* Rauner says anthem protests disrespectful
* Abortion rights bill on way to Rauner
* Ex-congressman Mel Reynolds' tax trial to start Monday
* Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects
* Scramble begins in Illinois attorney general race
* Abortion bill is hot potato for Gov. Rauner
* New Illinois law will let adults earn high school diplomas
* Raoul enters AG race, apologizes for 'Miss America' comment
* AG candidate Raoul apologizes for 'bad characterization' of opponent

* Local attorney makes Trumpsplaining his mission
* Trust in health insurers sinks to an all-time low
* O'Hare is the nation's best for connections
* Target is smart to raise its minimum wage
* Steeler who stood for anthem now has best-selling NFL jersey


* Outcome Health to announce new office space downtown
* Equifax CEO is out after massive internet breach
* Fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi shows off his style – via cabaret
* Man charged with shooting in Fernwood
* Police: Fatal crash shuts down eastbound I-80 in Joliet
* COPA releases videos of crash that killed woman, off-duty CPD officer
* Motorcyclist killed in crash after tire blowout on I-65
* Plainfield bank robber suspected in 2 other suburban heists
* Police: Man killed in West Englewood shooting
* Police: Man killed in Gresham crash after fleeing traffic stop


* Niles North suspends varsity football season after learning of 'possible hazing incident'
* LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 9/26/17
* Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach
* NFL power rankings: Patriots, Cowboys making moves
* Watch Chance the Rapper debut new song on 'The Late Show'
* One killed when 3 semi trucks collide on I-80 near Joliet
* Rattled by daily tremors, 75,000 people flee over fear of Bali volcano eruption
* Donald Trump begins the morning by slamming the NFL on Twitter
* Zach LaVine won't be ready for opener but excited to be with Bulls long-term
* Cubs one step from NL Central title, eliminate Cardinals from division race


» College Diploma Out-Of-Reach For Growing Number Of Low-Income Illinois Students
» Violence In US Rises For Second Straight Year
» In Major Reversal, Cook County Prosecutors Agree To Reduce Sentence Of Addolfo Davis
» Abortion Legislation Puts Gov. Rauner On Election Bind
» Abortion Legislation Puts Gov. Rauner In Political Bind
» State Week: IL Attorney General Candidates, The Soda Tax, and Courting Amazon
» State Week: IL Attorney General Candidates, The Soda Tax and Courting Amazon
» Governor Running Out Of Time On Location Tracking Regulation
» In Cook County, 3 Prosecutors Are Handling Hundreds Of Wrongful Conviction Claims
» An Accounting For Meteorological Violence Among Insurers


* Abortion rights bill sent to Rauner
* Marc Thiessen: Trump's UN speech promoted classic conservative ideas
* Rauner says anthem protests disrespectful
* Abortion rights bill on way to Rauner
* Ex-congressman Mel Reynolds' tax trial to start Monday
* Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects
* George Will: America's engine is being slowed by complacency
* Scramble begins in Illinois attorney general race
* Statehouse Insider: Illinois finances not the worst? Believe it or not.
* Angie Muhs: New content coming to Sunday SJ-R


* Traffic alert: I-280 near the Quad-City Airport
* O’Fallon man sexually assaulted minor family member for two years, police say
* Food bank relief expands to Puerto Rico
* Fest features cars, crafts, contests -- and apples
* Heat wave to end Wednesday
* Area Calendar 9/26/17
* Rick's Six: Cooler temps, police pursuits and Moline road work
* Photo: Long ride down
* Violence rises for second straight year
* Editorial: Users deserve to know who’s ‘following’ them online


* Niles North High School suspends football activities amid hazing probe
* What the renovation at Marriott Lincolnshire looks like
* Attorney Nick Beis returns to Wilson & Wilson
* Republicans concede Graham-Cassidy bill's fate looks bleak
* Ivanka Trump's business ties to China shrouded in secrecy

* Rep. Randy Hultgren announces 2017 Congres...
* Congressman Randy Hultgren Visits Raue Cen...
* Hultgren pushes for CHIP funding ahead of ...
* Indivisible billboard targets Hultgren, Ro...
* Nick in the AM: Bartonville native plans t...
* Hultgren Comments on CAT Closure, Hurrican...
* Montgomery mayor hosts health care forum a...
* Naperville's Lauren Underwood to run for R...
* What suburban members of Congress say abou...
* Hultgren pleads for continued funding of f...

* Durbin, Duckworth Call for Cairo Help - WSIU...
* Senator Durbin Discusses Latest Disastrous......

* Durbin, Duckworth Call for Cairo Help - WSIU...
* Senator Duckworth Statement in Opposition ......

* Lumpen Radio. Chicago’s best low-power FM radio.
* Puerto Rico’s urgency, the cruelty of Donald Trump and colonial history.
* Rauner slams NFL players who protest the national anthem and flag before games, and other Chicago news
* Battle Of The Sexes - Then And Now
* Marking the purchase of a new iPhone
* EXTRA: Whole world was watching
* 9th ward meeting with Ald. Beale on Tuesday
* “The Driver’s Side” – News From The Motorist’s Perspective
* Concerned Bloomington citizen files FOIAs on city-owned stadium, results led to 111 indictments
* The [Thursday] Papers


* Illinois Awarded Funds to Offer Advanced Training on Detecting Impaired Driving
* Illinois EPA Announces Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
* IEMA Highlights Emergency Preparedness for People with Access and Functional Needs in May - Ready Illinois website offers preparedness tips for people, caregivers
* First Lady Launches Illinois Family Connects
* Governor and Lt. Governor Unveil 2016 Journal of Local Government Shared Service Best Practices

  
* Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro design and features possibly revealed in leaked promo
* Huawei Honor 6C Pro may be on way to European markets
* Rapper Post Malone Breaks Apple Music Record With Over 25M Streams of 'Rockstar' in One Week
* Nokia 8 slated for still-distant October 14 launch in India at a very reasonable price point
* Apple’s iPhone X packs slightly larger battery than iPhone 8 Plus, same 3GB RAM
* Amazon Music Mobile App Updated With Alexa Integration
* High-quality images depicting mystery Samsung Windows Mixed Reality headset randomly show up

* Sox Century: Sept. 25, 1917
* Shields fires gem as White Sox play spoiler role
* Veteran Volstad gets spot start vs. Angels
* Brantly family shares special moment with Sox
* White Sox 4, Angels 2: Shields stellar seven innings holds off LA
* White Sox 4, Angels 2: Shields’ stellar seven innings holds off LA
* Shields K's 8 as White Sox play spoiler role


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

Archives
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