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Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

* From the twitters…


Almost limitless possibilities here.

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        

58 Comments
  1. - MSIX - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:17 pm:

    Anyone got a spare tie?


  2. - Cubs in '16 - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:18 pm:

    “Mr. Speaker? You’re going to have to move in a little closer to the Governor or you won’t be in the frame.”


  3. - Henry Francis - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:18 pm:

    Leader Radogno ensuring the Guv isn’t the only one not wearing a tie.


  4. - Cubs in '16 - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:19 pm:

    “Look out Christine! Here comes another bus!!”


  5. - City Zen - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:19 pm:

    Sold as-is.


  6. - Anonymous - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:20 pm:

    Unexpectedly, Speaker Madigan comes out of nowhere and begins to photobomb the gathering of the Elitist Five


  7. - Michelle Flaherty - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:24 pm:

    A rare glimpse inside Speaker Madigan’s wax figurine collection of the people he’s bested over his career.


  8. - Anonymous - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:24 pm:

    Lee Daniels? Dan Cronin? And who’s the other guy?


  9. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:26 pm:

    “Christine, you crossed me once, once is enough”


  10. - Casual observer - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:28 pm:

    Rauner looks like he just returned from a fox hunt.


  11. - Thinking - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:30 pm:

    Ok seriously I know Rauner has lost a lot of weight since taking office so maybe the jacket covers up the fact his pants are falling down, but hem the pants!!!they are 3 inches too long.


  12. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:30 pm:

    Rauner, not wanting to make Leader Radogno feel self conscious, decided to not wear a tie.


  13. - (un)Happy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:32 pm:

    The Tie-less Wonder strikes again. Able to crush whole communities with a single Stroke of his pen. It’s a billionaire, it’s a biker, it’s a farmer; no…it’s the GOVERNOR!


  14. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:33 pm:

    “Leader Radogno, when Rauner decides to let you do your job, then I’ll worry about the Grand Bargain” - Speaker Madigan


  15. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:35 pm:

    (Not pictured: President Cullerton, Leader Durkin, swapping second-banana stories about Madigan)


  16. - Ron Burgundy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:37 pm:

    Speaker Madigan — “Oh sorry! Can’t stay for the picture, my cellphone just went off! You know how it is…”


  17. - Dr Mark - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:39 pm:

    Where are the Gov’s hands - watch your wallets! He’s trying to balance the budget!


  18. - Cubs in '16 - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:40 pm:

    Madigan: “If I stand in front of the others I will appear taller, correct? That’s called…perspective.”


  19. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:42 pm:

    “I’ll ONLY take a picture with you, Bruce, if you have 4 or more people in this picture… oh… and the Speaker has to be in it too.” - Leader Radogno


  20. - Ace Laredo - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:42 pm:

    Skinny khakis? Really? You’re 60.


  21. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:49 pm:

    “Man, with photoshop, you can have all kinds of people be anywhere.

    Let’s add Ken Dunkin and Scott Drury by Madigan…”


  22. - Norseman - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:53 pm:

    The Lincoln Presidential Library rolls out the new villain statues to replace the John Wilkes Booth figure.


  23. - A Jack - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:55 pm:

    Rauner and his pals ask Madigan to join their Dick Cheney Memorial Fox Hunt out at the fair grounds.


  24. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 12:57 pm:

    L-R…

    Col. Mustard, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mr. Boddy, Wadsworth…


  25. - Been There - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:04 pm:

    Check out the dude photobombing over Rauners left shoulder. Creepy


  26. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:07 pm:

    The Fleetwood Mac cover band “Landslide” plays the ALPLM…


  27. - IllinoisBoi - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:12 pm:

    My mother would never have let me leave the house with pants fitting that badly.


  28. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:13 pm:

    “Speaker Madigan takes his lecture series to the ALPLM…

    “When I Served With Lincoln; A Memoir”


  29. - West Side the Best Side - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:17 pm:

    5 people who work in Springfield pose for a picture with a tourist.


  30. - Steve Rogers - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:19 pm:

    “Yes, my pants look like a shar pei, what’s your point?”


  31. - OneMan - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:19 pm:

    We couldn’t get Michael Frerichs in this photo so Rauner looked short?


  32. - GA Watcher - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:39 pm:

    Leader Radogno to Guv: Who dresses you?


  33. - A guy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:48 pm:

    It appears only one person in this picture has a tailor. His suit fits even in the frame after throwing out the first pitch.

    Mr. Speaker, hard to get you in focus when you’re leaving the shot.


  34. - Earnest - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:52 pm:

    Don’t worry Christine, I won’t stab you in the back this time.


  35. - justpeachy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 1:57 pm:

    The Governor of Illinois is the one that looks unprofessional.


  36. - A guy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:02 pm:

    Is Dan Cronin lobbying for Conceal Carry? Sure looks like it.


  37. - Linus - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:05 pm:

    == Almost limitless possibilities here.==

    I don’t believe I can improve upon Rich’s initial observation.


  38. - Linus - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:08 pm:

    At a glance, “ALPLM” looks suspiciously like “NAPALM”


  39. - 47th Ward - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:12 pm:

    Moments before being enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the surviving members of the original Jefferson Airplane pose for a photo.


  40. - Big Joe - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:22 pm:

    For cryin’ out loud, Gov, you made over $180 mil last year. Buy some clothes that fit!!


  41. - V - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:26 pm:

    Rauner: How’s the weather down there?


  42. - Jocko - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:46 pm:

    Maybe it’s me, but the casting for the remake of “The Usual Suspects” needs some work.


  43. - Freo - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 2:49 pm:

    Lee: “Pate, give the camera to Madigan so he won’t keep screwing up our ‘Make DuPage Great Again’ photo.”

    Cronin: “Did you bring the MDGA hats?”


  44. - Normal Guy - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 3:06 pm:

    Where are the third graders?


  45. - Linus - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 3:13 pm:

    Rauner: “Guys, I’m gonna name 10 bands I’ve seen live, but one of them is a lie. Identify the lie. Alice Cooper…”


  46. - VanillaMan - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 3:18 pm:

    There’s dressing for success, and Bruce dressing for distress.


  47. - d.p.gumby - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 3:38 pm:

    Auditions for replacement of the Booth figure!


  48. - Boone's is back - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 4:14 pm:

    “Clenched fists and mumbling mouths”


  49. - Blago's Hare - Thursday, Apr 27, 17 @ 5:08 pm:

    No tie, no budget, no service(s).


  50. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 5:10 am:

    Goldie send your realtors packing my house is not for sale


  51. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 5:32 am:

    Remeber us we crashed the economy in 2008


  52. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 5:35 am:

    Tax hike mike and the hypotheticals


  53. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 5:38 am:

    Boss madigans minions


  54. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 6:04 am:

    I used to be 6′8″ till mike cut me down to size


  55. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 6:07 am:

    I have been pulling my hair out since my wingman lost the proxy war


  56. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 6:39 am:

    The redfox stymies the govenor


  57. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 7:28 am:

    Govenor grasping for reality from realtors


  58. - Rabid - Friday, Apr 28, 17 @ 8:57 am:

    Somebody get over there and block madigan


Sorry, comments for this post are now closed.


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