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Friday, Feb 10, 2017

* Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) was elected last year after Rep. Ed Sullivan retired. He was appointed in December

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126 Comments
  1. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 9:58 am:

    Golly, this really is a LOOK AT ME country isn’t it?


  2. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 9:59 am:

    “The governor likes his shills well-dressed!”


  3. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 9:59 am:

    “Being a legislator is like going to prom… every day…”


  4. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:00 am:

    “I’d like to be taken seriously, that’s my first goal… “


  5. - Linus - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:00 am:

    “But I heard this was what Mapes insisted was proper attire for the floor … “


  6. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:01 am:

    “When I vote against the state’s well-being, I want to do it with style… “


  7. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:02 am:

    (Not Shown - wearing bedazzled Chuck Taylor Hi-Tops)


  8. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:02 am:

    “Oh no, it’s not a rental, I own it… “


  9. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:04 am:

    “I was shocked, actually, the last time I wore this was for my Fraternities ‘Spring Formal’, like 2 years ago… “


  10. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:04 am:

    “Who’s Aaron Schock?”


  11. - Arthur Andersen - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:05 am:

    “I heard if I wear this. I won’t be mistaken for a Page or Intern.


  12. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:05 am:

    “Style over Substance”


  13. - AlfondoGonz - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:06 am:

    “His biggest flaw being an inability to lie through his teeth, his jaw often remains not-so-subtly unclenched.”


  14. - Joe M - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:06 am:

    At first I just looked at the photo and thought it was Aaron Schock!


  15. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:07 am:

    “I’m going to be the best looking Raunerite they’d ever seen!”


  16. - lake county democrat - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:08 am:

    Inside the magazine you get to see my “in Springfield” expression.


  17. - Mittuns - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:10 am:

    Forget the empty suits, how about the empty tuxedos?


  18. - hot chocolate - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:12 am:

    Rauner: You call that look “Country”?


  19. - Bigtwich - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:12 am:

    Why is this man smiling?


  20. - Henry Francis - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:13 am:

    Mr. Rauner, your table is ready.


  21. - Sideline watcher - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:15 am:

    “The New Aaron Schock”


  22. - Name Withheld - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:15 am:

    “In your face, Jason Plumber!”


  23. - A guy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:16 am:

    I love the nightlife!


  24. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:16 am:

    “Lemme get this straight, you dress like this… often?”


  25. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:18 am:

    “This is fun, but I only got the limo until 10 and I wanna drive past the High School and T.P. the trees, so… “


  26. - Centenial - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:18 am:

    Could I BE more Republican???


  27. - Ducky LaMoore - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:19 am:

    “Hey, anyone want to start a Harry Connick Jr cover band?!”


  28. - wordslinger - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:20 am:

    Rep. Nick Sauer models the latest in casual wear from “Fops of Barrington.”

    Inside this Edition: Where to hide the help in the Age of Trump


  29. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:21 am:

    (Not Shown - wearing flip flop… and shorts)


  30. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:22 am:

    (Not Shown - wearing jeans and bowling shoes)


  31. - VoteQuimby - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:24 am:

    FTW: - Henry Francis - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:13 am:
    Mr. Rauner, your table is ready.


  32. - anon - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:27 am:

    That’s not what his face looked like when he voted against protecting a woman’s right to choose in committee this week


  33. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:28 am:

    “I call this my Bobby Darin look” #MackTheKnife


  34. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:29 am:

    “When I say it’s not about me… It’s really all about me”

    #LookAtMe


  35. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:30 am:

    Mr. Rauner, IL GOP Party of one, your table is ready.

    Fixed it for ya.


  36. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:32 am:

    “My voting key belongs to Rauner, but my heart belongs to you”

    #HeartlessThrob?


  37. - City Zen - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:32 am:

    When Ted Cruz and Will Forte collide…


  38. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:36 am:

    “I even got to use the Beemer tonight… “


  39. - NeveroddoreveN - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:36 am:

    “I’m as country as caviar, just like you!”


  40. - Annonin' - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:38 am:

    Snappy, very snappy..does he have the Schock abs too? Is that Pt II.


  41. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:40 am:

    “I think, being a legislator, is something I take seriously… “


  42. - Jocko - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:49 am:

    Oh we’re so pretty
    Oh so pretty
    We’re vacant


  43. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:50 am:

    “Well, tell the district office to wait, don’t they remember today’s my photo shoot”

    #CoveringForTheCoverBoy


  44. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:51 am:

    “Well, you just call ‘Country’ back and tell them ‘no cover, no interview’… ”

    #DivaSelflessness


  45. - Annonin' - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:53 am:

    It does not appear that the actual interview is on line via this link…you get an editors note


  46. - Jake From Elwood - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:54 am:

    Barrington is to “Country” as Rauner is to “Country”. Give me a break.


  47. - Gooner - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:57 am:

    Sauer, in his “before” shot.

    The “after” shot, when he spends a full term in Springfield, will be far more interesting.


  48. - anonawho - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 10:59 am:

    His audition to play the role of young Mitt Romney in the musical, “Binders Full of Women”


  49. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:00 am:

    “I see myself as a cross between Abe Lincoln and James Bond… ”

    #PicturesTellStories


  50. - Amalia - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:03 am:

    My tie’s too short to box with Madigan


  51. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:05 am:

    “I see myself as a cross between Everett Dirksen and Perry Como… ”

    #LegislatorLoungeSinger


  52. - IllinoisBoi - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:07 am:

    Mr. Sauer goes to Springfield (as seldom as he possibly can).


  53. - zatoichi - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:10 am:

    Got all my teeth!


  54. - jerry 101 - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:10 am:

    I can’t even.

    “How to go from Prom to Raunerbot in 1 easy step!”


  55. - walker - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:14 am:

    This season’s Republican Rising Star.


  56. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:15 am:

    If this ain’t country I’ll kiss your chief of staff


  57. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:21 am:

    The creature from lake barrington


  58. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:25 am:

    Pee wee’s bigly adventure


  59. - Henry Francis - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 11:51 am:

    Jocko - Yes! Pretty Vacant!


  60. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:10 pm:

    I got throwed out of the sand box at the country club


  61. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:16 pm:

    Vanilla Man you will NOT outdo OW today!!


  62. - Ward Heeler - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:19 pm:

    He looks like Gil Chesterton, the restaurant critic from the sitcom “Frasier.”


  63. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:19 pm:

    “It’s after 6:00 Lemon. What am I, a farmer?”


  64. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:33 pm:

    I’m gonna wear this to the Alamo.


  65. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 12:44 pm:

    One of the 90% that wonders, “what’s for lunch?”


  66. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:11 pm:

    “No, it’s not a clip-on, I’m from Lake Barrington for Cripes sake!”

    #OwnReality


  67. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:13 pm:

    “I see myself as a cross between Sam Skinner and Frankie Valli… ”

    #MoreThanOneWayToLookFoolish


  68. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:15 pm:

    “I like Ed Sullivan and all, but, he couldn’t pull this off like me… ”

    #HeWouldntWantTo


  69. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:17 pm:

    “I see myself as a cross between Jay Rockefeller and Jay Gatsby… ”

    #ThisIsAFailOldSport


  70. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:20 pm:

    “Say ‘Looking out of touch!’…”

    (Click, click, click)

    “No, this is perfect, it really captures what we hoped”

    #Shallow?


  71. - hahahaha - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:21 pm:

    Blago; Nice hair
    Schock; Watch your mileage
    Citizens; I just threw up on my keyboard.


  72. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:26 pm:

    “Mushroom? Good heaves, know. Caviar, sure, never mushrooms… ”

    #ObliviousToTheObvious


  73. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:28 pm:

    Goldie how long do I have to let the glue dry for the strings to hold?


  74. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:31 pm:

    That lap dog don’t hunt


  75. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:36 pm:

    Counrty time go’s Kool-Aid


  76. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:38 pm:

    Ugh…

    “Mushroom? Good heavens, no. Caviar, sure, never mushrooms… ”

    #ObliviousToTheObvious

    “Caption?”

    “This is the last time we say, ‘dress like a regular guy’ and not ask what they think that means”


  77. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:42 pm:

    Smiling faces sometime


  78. - Huh? - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:51 pm:

    Don’t my teeth look great. They are the product of years of orthodontic braces, teeth bleaching and lots of caps. You too can get teeth that look as great as mine, just by calling this number to set up an appointment 800-4ASmile.


  79. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:55 pm:

    We ain’t in Lake Barrington no mo’.


  80. - downstate commissioner - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 1:57 pm:

    “If I smile real pretty, maybe the photographer will go out with me….”


  81. - downstate commissioner - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:00 pm:

    “I can’t believe that the commenters on CapFax think that this is a bad look; I’m gonna tell Bruce!!”


  82. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:04 pm:

    Why doesn’t he have his tongue hanging out and panting. That’s what lapdogs do


  83. - JS Mill - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:04 pm:

    “Of course I am wearing a tuxedo, it is after 5pm. What am I, a farmer?”


  84. - Anon - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:15 pm:

    “I have no idea what I’m doing, so I do what Rauner tells me.”


  85. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:15 pm:

    I know Ed Sullivan and you’re no Ed Sullivan.


  86. - JS Mill - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:19 pm:

    “Hi! I’m Greg Marmalard”

    “I’m not going to say Omega’s the best house on campus, but a lot of outstanding guys figure they’ll pledge Omega or won’t pledge at all. We do have more than our share of campus leaders, something that never looks bad on your permanent record.”


  87. - Cheswick - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 2:23 pm:

    SEE YOU AT THE FUND RAISER.


  88. - siriusly - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 3:36 pm:

    Oh boy is this GREEEEAAAT!


  89. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 3:46 pm:

    He’s auditioning for the cast of “The Big Bang Theory.”


  90. - Lucky Pierre - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 3:47 pm:

    Dead ringer for Casey Casem host of America’s Top 40


  91. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:01 pm:

    Best of show


  92. - Anonymous - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:02 pm:

    GOOOOLLLLLLY!! Andy I cant wear this at Wally’s Fillin’ Station.
    You’ll be fine Goob


  93. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:03 pm:

    I just fell off the turnip truck


  94. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:05 pm:

    Put on a Kool-Aid smile


  95. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:08 pm:

    Ready for the grand old party


  96. - Arsoneye - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:10 pm:

    #2 choice for Barney on How I met your mother


  97. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:16 pm:

    Country crock


  98. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:17 pm:

    Dancing with the superstars


  99. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:21 pm:

    Farmers only


  100. - Not my red anymore - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:35 pm:

    “I’ll stay in the limo while you guys grab Kobe’s oxygen machine.”


  101. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 4:52 pm:

    Pride of the kennel


  102. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 10, 17 @ 5:03 pm:

    I’m with madigan


  103. - Top Gunner - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 12:17 am:

    Barrington’s Humble Public Servant (tool)


  104. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 8:55 am:

    Im important


  105. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 8:57 am:

    The govenor release his budget? That’s a good one


  106. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 9:00 am:

    Goldie your happy feet dance makes me smile


  107. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 9:09 am:

    Here’s governor’s mandate


  108. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 9:36 am:

    Pocket politician


  109. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 10:02 am:

    Disco stu


  110. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 10:48 am:

    Howdy time with Chippendale square dancer


  111. - Rabid - Wednesday, Feb 15, 17 @ 7:29 pm:

    Junior prom theme grand bargain cover band grand funk


  112. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 7:56 am:

    It’s a good…very…


  113. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 10:58 am:

    Native costume


  114. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 11:01 am:

    I’m frustrated too


  115. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 11:06 am:

    New wing man


  116. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 11:10 am:

    Country club caucus


  117. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 11:11 am:

    Goldie how far did you say our budget is off


  118. - Rabid - Thursday, Feb 16, 17 @ 9:58 pm:

    Coming to terms with no budget


  119. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 3:31 am:

    I’ll be here all week


  120. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 3:33 am:

    Tax hike mike is funny


  121. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 3:37 am:

    Euro trash


  122. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 3:39 am:

    Puting on the ritz


  123. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 3:55 am:

    Does this jacket come in red?


  124. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 4:23 am:

    One ring circus


  125. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 7:01 am:

    Youngblood


  126. - Rabid - Friday, Feb 17, 17 @ 8:13 am:

    Tripping with the govenor


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