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Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

* I’m not sure if “Scott” is Rep. Drury and someone else wrote this tweet or if Scott is the name of the tour guide other than Rep. Drury, or what. But have at it…


*** UPDATE ***  As you can see, he or his campaign deleted the tweet, but somebody I know saved the photo…

Carry on.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

64 Comments
  1. - John Rawlssss - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 12:58 pm:

    “Let me tell you about this clock…”


  2. - Curl of the Burl - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 12:59 pm:

    “It took me 4 months to locate the restrooms.”


  3. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:02 pm:

    “As a former federal prosecutor…”


  4. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:02 pm:

    “I would say I’m well-respected, not necessarily well-liked”


  5. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:03 pm:

    “I don’t like to ‘toot’ my own horn, but… “


  6. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:04 pm:

    “A broken clock is right twice a day. An undelivered clock tells you ‘what time it is’… understand?”


  7. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:04 pm:

    “I have a friend on both sides of the aisle… I think”


  8. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:05 pm:

    “I’ve left my mark here. Others just don’t know it yet… “


  9. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:06 pm:

    “I’m not part of the ‘Century Club’ so that’s something I take pride in, sure… “


  10. - The Colossus of Roads - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:06 pm:

    Finally, the true identity of Oswego Willy.


  11. - BuckinIrish - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:06 pm:

    “They’ve locked me out of all the rooms, so I just walk the halls now”


  12. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:07 pm:

    “Once Franks and Dunkin left, I knew I had to think of other options to alienate the Illinois Democrats at the state level… “


  13. - Ducky LaMoore - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:07 pm:

    “Fun fact, in two years I’ll be sweeping this floor.”


  14. - Anonymous - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:07 pm:

    Okay, they told me there are three branches of Government but there are only two wings in this building. How can that be?


  15. - Grandson of Man - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:08 pm:

    “I’m starting the ‘Scotts for Illinois’ campaign. Will you join me, Scott?”


  16. - Red rider - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:09 pm:

    That’s a nice Bruce Rauner costume for holloween.


  17. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:14 pm:

    “I guess you could call me a ‘Lone Wolf’, but understand, that’s by choice, the grudging respect I command is felt everywhere, and I’m proud that I stayed strong by walking alone… “


  18. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:15 pm:

    “You could say this place won’t be the same once I move on from the House…”


  19. - Arsenal - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:16 pm:

    I don’t have a caption, I’m just confused…he’s taking a tour of a building within which he already works?


  20. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:17 pm:

    “The cartoon character I most identify with? Tough, but I’d say Lord Farquaad… from ‘Shrek’… yeah… “


  21. - Anyon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:26 pm:

    Did I mention I’m a former federal prosecutor


  22. - We'll See - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:31 pm:

    “… and there was that time I didn’t vote for the Speaker, good times, good times indeed.”


  23. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:36 pm:

    “I’m not a fan of Bruce Rauner, but if he and his friends decide to help my campaign through 3rd party ads, then they do I guess… “


  24. - walker - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:46 pm:

    “My office is in the broom closet.”


  25. - Ron Burgundy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 1:58 pm:

    “When I walk past the picture of Speaker Madigan I swear the eyes follow me…”


  26. - Just Observing - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:10 pm:

    “When we round the corner to the Lt. Governor’s office, please do not make eye contact with the man, Alex Hirsch, that has been standing for the past week in the hallway, staring forlorningly at the office door.”


  27. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:12 pm:

    “Fullback, ya say? Well, I was…ahem…equipment manager for my high school team. Oh, yeah, it’s tougher than you’d think. Lots of towel snapping.”


  28. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:14 pm:

    “Yeah, white floors. Go figure. Keeps the patronage workers busy, I suppose.”


  29. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:15 pm:

    “And then the Governor, the Governor, mind you, said to me, ‘Who are you again?’”


  30. - don the legend - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:18 pm:

    “Say what? I look like Anthony Wiener, no I’ve never been told that.”


  31. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:19 pm:

    “So I asked myself, ‘Governor, attorney general? Governor, attorney general?’ And then I did what any serious candidate would do. I consulted the Magic 8-ball.”


  32. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:21 pm:

    “Unfortunately I had to leave the federal prosecutor’s office. Couldn’t take the starch in my boxers.”


  33. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:24 pm:

    “I always like to thank myself in my tweets in case somebody else forgets to.”


  34. - zatoichi - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:35 pm:

    Thinking ahead for the office, I was planning on deep red walls with a Downton Abbey type vipe. And some nice period furniture.


  35. - Bigtwich - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 2:49 pm:

    So, where is the Attorney General’s office?


  36. - Huh? - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:00 pm:

    I can’t give too many tours, otherwise I get in it trouble with the union docents.


  37. - Laker - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:09 pm:

    “Dear Diary: Success! For the first time in weeks we found someone who would talk to us. Okay, well, he didn’t really talk to us, but when I said I said I was a former federal prosecutor he looked confused and hesitated just long enough for my staffer to get the picture! Another win for truth and justice! Thanks, Scott. You’re welcome, Scott.”


  38. - Madame DeFarge - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:11 pm:

    Scott Drury, Former Assnt US attorney, thanks himself for given himself a most excellent tour of the State House. It was only necessary to ask once for directions on which way it was to the Speakers office.


  39. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:12 pm:

    “I could’ve been speaker, but I’m smug, not very well-liked, and I can’t work with anyone”


  40. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:19 pm:

    “No. Again, Jeanne Ives is the ‘GOP Scott Drury’, I am NOT the ‘Dem Jeanne Ives’. You need to understand that… “


  41. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:21 pm:

    “I like to think I add to the lack of civility and discourse. Those are qualities not many are willing to admit they cherish…”


  42. - PatchAdams - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:26 pm:

    Arsenal- I think Scott is leading the tour and his staff is thanking him.


  43. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 3:28 pm:

    “I’m arguably not the most powerful person in this building, but in my heart of hearts, I know I’m the most important person ever to walk these halls you see… “


  44. - huh - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:02 pm:

    Link doesn’t work anymore. Looks like he deleted the post


  45. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:05 pm:

    ===Looks like he deleted the post ===

    And, of course, I didn’t do a screen capture.


  46. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:17 pm:

    “You just hit ‘delete’ and the picture goes away… “


  47. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:18 pm:

    “We can agree, the last thing I want is me made to look ridiculous… “


  48. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:21 pm:

    “So we’re clear, just tweet picture that can’t mock my insincerity and smugness. I can give people that ‘Scott Drury’ in person… “


  49. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:23 pm:

    “Ken Dunkin, Jack Franks, outlasted them both. It takes a special kind of Rep that can alienate so many and return right back where I was with less… “


  50. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:26 pm:

    “I’m not obnoxious or disliked. I’m obnoxious AND disliked. Understand?”


  51. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:50 pm:

    “You may not get this, but I’m the Frank Burns of the Illinois House…. movie, TV show… doesn’t matter… “


  52. - Jocko - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 4:53 pm:

    “So I say to myself, why not be governor AND attorney general? ::claps hands together:: Think of the taxpayer savings.”


  53. - Streator Curmudgeon - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 5:04 pm:

    “Drury Lane? Named after me. Who else?”


  54. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 5:43 pm:

    “I’m not thin-skinned, I’m just so smug I can’t see how I can ever BE wrong… “


  55. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 5:45 pm:

    “I woulda ran for the state Senate but they don’t want me there either… “


  56. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 5:47 pm:

    “When I dropped out of the governor’s race, I called all the campaigns … offered to endorse. Each one asked if I could endorse anyone but them. That’s how liked I am.”


  57. - Huh? - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 6:08 pm:

    Isn’t it amazing that I noticed the tweet was deleted while commuting home? Miy doppelganger strikes again.


  58. - Oswego Willy - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 6:35 pm:

    “I told you. When I came here, I didn’t come here to make friends. You can say I kept my word… “


  59. - Huh? - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 6:35 pm:

    Caption - I’m supposed to have an pffice some place around here, but i don’t know where it is located. Can you help me find it?


  60. - Trapped in the 'burbs - Wednesday, Sep 27, 17 @ 6:46 pm:

    Dwight Kay and I are going to dinner at Saputo’s. Good times.


  61. - Rabid - Thursday, Sep 28, 17 @ 7:25 am:

    you want to see where Diana’s husband works


  62. - Rabid - Thursday, Sep 28, 17 @ 7:30 am:

    I treasure my time with madigan, I want to fill madigan shoes


  63. - Rabid - Thursday, Sep 28, 17 @ 7:53 am:

    money boo boo goes for the crown


  64. - Rabid - Thursday, Sep 28, 17 @ 8:09 am:

    Heralding the attorney general pageant


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