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Friday, Sep 29, 2017

* From JB Pritzker’s Twitter account

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        

47 Comments
  1. - 47th Ward - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 2:55 pm:

    Do you have any of these in extra, extra large?


  2. - cdog - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 2:57 pm:

    You indulge in crazy colorful clothes, I indulge….in other things!


  3. - Maywoodian - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:01 pm:

    I’m looking for an animal skin pattern. You got any saber tooth tiger in there??


  4. - Phenomynous - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:01 pm:

    “Cash only? Trying to avoid taxes eh? Man I have a story for you…

    …so then I ripped the toilets out of the house and lowered my property tax bill by $230k! So, yeah, I feel you avoiding taxes.”


  5. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:01 pm:

    “Me?… I’m shakin’ the dust of this crummy little town off my feet and I’m gonna see the world. Italy, Greece, the Parthenon, the Colosseum. Then, I’m comin’ back here to go to college and see what they know. And then I’m gonna build things. I’m gonna build airfields, I’m gonna build skyscrapers a hundred stories high, I’m gonna build bridges a mile long… “


  6. - Curl of the Burl - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:02 pm:

    “Do you have any XXL dashikis?”


  7. - A guy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:03 pm:

    Got any “this” big?


  8. - Curl of the Burl - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:03 pm:

    On a side note JBP’s post states that he is “continuing the fun in Beardstown” - which makes him a liar because there is NO fun in Beardstown.


  9. - Texas Red - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:04 pm:

    See when I’m Governor your tax return will be this big


  10. - A guy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:04 pm:

    Some vendors give you those Sugar Stick Churro sticks when you buy something. Got any of those?


  11. - A guy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:05 pm:

    Any of these come with matching pants?


  12. - filanges - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:05 pm:

    So I said, okay Bruce I”m going to write a check THHHHHIIIISSS BIG


  13. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:06 pm:

    “Monogrammed cuffs big in Africa?”


  14. - Wensicia - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:06 pm:

    Where’s the union label?


  15. - A guy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:06 pm:

    That’ll look good on Wilma. Maybe a more muted pattern for me.


  16. - Iggy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:06 pm:

    I love it when they call me big papa…

    throw your hands in the air…


  17. - Highalnd Il - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:08 pm:

    Now, this is a story all about how
    My life got flipped-turned upside down
    And I’d like to take a minute
    Just sit right there
    I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air


  18. - We'll See - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:09 pm:

    JB “I once ate a hoggie in three minutes and it was this big, I kid you not.”


  19. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:09 pm:

    “Nope, nope, nope-nope-nope… I, I, I want a big one… ”

    “There’s you assignment… JB Pritzker… “


  20. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:10 pm:

    “Wear native dress? This IS my native dress!”


  21. - Linus - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:10 pm:

    “Get out! He did NOT try to trade you for his ‘biker’ outfit!”


  22. - zatoichi - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:12 pm:

    Yeah you look good in those stripes, but man, a basic, worn Amedican flag design…it’s touchdown time. I’ll knock it down to $25, for you, today, right know.


  23. - Ron Burgundy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:15 pm:

    “This will totally put Carhartts and farm shirts to shame!”


  24. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:18 pm:

    “My wallet? It’s about ‘this’ big… “


  25. - ExcitedJBSupporter! - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:19 pm:

    Someone will probably make a dank meme out of this–SHM.


  26. - Rich Miller - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:20 pm:

    Gonna be difficult to top Iggy’s comment. Just sayin…


  27. - Jake From Elwood - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:21 pm:

    Striking a very gubernatorial pose.
    This is Illinois.


  28. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:23 pm:

    “And have the banner read… ‘You, Me, And Our Friend JB’… “


  29. - Stones - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:25 pm:

    You just can’t get quality like this at Hermes!


  30. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:26 pm:

    “I don’t know what to do with my hands… “


  31. - anon - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:32 pm:

    You have anything in blue


  32. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:33 pm:

    “That was just lunch… “


  33. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:35 pm:

    “…’The Aristocrats’… I said… ‘The Aristocrats’…”


  34. - Responsa - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:38 pm:

    JB: “They’re way cool, but can you guarantee that if I wear one of these the nutters won’t come after me for cultural appropriation?”


  35. - City Zen - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:40 pm:

    Yabba dabba moo-moo.


  36. - just plain bill - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:44 pm:

    these are just like the ones ive seen on fresh prince of bel aire


  37. - OurMagician - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:48 pm:

    I tell you, I was this close to be a US Representative in 1998.


  38. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:50 pm:

    “I gave Ounce of Prevention a check this big… “


  39. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:54 pm:

    “Can you just put the shirt over my head, I’ll stand still… “


  40. - Mittuns - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 3:57 pm:

    I’m looking for something more Malcolm X and less All Capone.


  41. - Anonymous - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:01 pm:

    Bruce’s farmer get-up is soooo 2014.


  42. - Oswego Willy - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:03 pm:

    “I’m not a costume guy, I’m more of the romantic leading hero in a rom-com guy… “


  43. - Texas Red - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:07 pm:

    You see for me to be Gov; the unpaid bills will only have to go up this much.


  44. - Heels - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:15 pm:

    I didn’t get a harrumph out of that guy!”


  45. - 47th Ward - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:40 pm:

    No really, even the Cardinal called him a liar. I still can’t believe it.


  46. - 47th Ward - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:42 pm:

    I swear, I’m not making this up. He had this really solid team working for him, some real pros, and he fired them. All of them. For no good reason, and the kicker is, he brought in a bunch of ideologues who’ve never done any work in the real world. Seriously. I’ve never seen anything like it.


  47. - 47th Ward - Friday, Sep 29, 17 @ 4:44 pm:

    And now John Tillman. John Tillman! You can’t make this stuff up.


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