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Wednesday, May 15, 2024 - Posted by Rich Miller

* The Boat Drink Caucus band performed at the Dave Caucus party last night at Boone’s. The crowd was huge, the music was actually pretty darned good and the beer was cold. Band guitarist Senate President Don Harmon posed for a pic during a break with House Republican Leader Tony McCombie. The pic was taken by one of the party hosts. Note the “Doom Grifter” shirt that was all the rage shortly after Gov. Pritzker coined the phrase during his 2024 State of the State/Budget address. Heh…

       

14 Comments »
  1. - @misterjayem - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 10:57 am:

    “the music was actually pretty darned good and the beer was cold”

    In my experience, every band sounds better when you’re holding a cold beer.

    – MrJM


  2. - Scorekeeper - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 10:57 am:

    Wait - did Amdor make a shirt and I missed it?!


  3. - Friday Addams - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 11:12 am:

    The more you drink the better they sound.


  4. - Rich Miller - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 12:18 pm:

    I do not know what I was thinking when I posted this. These sorts of Harmon posts are absolute comment killers.


  5. - Lurker - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 12:27 pm:

    “These Groupies have been in love with me even more since I started wearing this shirt”


  6. - Henry Francis - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 12:50 pm:

    Hair metal bands always get the best groupies.


  7. - JS Mill - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 1:18 pm:

    McCombie= “what did his short say? Ouch.”


  8. - New Day - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 1:19 pm:

    “I do not know what I was thinking when I posted this. These sorts of Harmon posts are absolute comment killers.”

    Are you saying that Don is boring or just uncontroversial? I think he’ll wear either of those is a badge of honor.


  9. - Just Yes - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 1:24 pm:

    The Boat Drink Caucus was rocking and the large crowd was very engaged.

    The Dave Caucus event was terrific on all fronts.


  10. - Rabid - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 1:37 pm:

    I’m picking and I’m grinning


  11. - Rabid - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 1:55 pm:

    Helping the blind to see


  12. - 47th Ward - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 2:08 pm:

    I do not, for one, think that the problem was that the band was down. I think that the problem *may* have been, that there was a Stonehenge monument on the stage that was in danger of being *crushed* by a *dwarf*. Alright? That tended to understate the hugeness of the object.


  13. - Occasionally Moderated - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 2:19 pm:

    “Don, if you agree to play at Poopie’s, I’ll agree to wear a Doom Grifter tee-shirt on stage.”

    And what song could Tony do guest vocals on if that happened? I can’t decide if “Go Your Own Way” has the right or wrong energy.


  14. - Cosgrove - Wednesday, May 15, 24 @ 3:21 pm:

    Don’t worry Tony, I’ll find a way to strip the abortion coverage out of HB 5142. I know your caucus doesn’t like it either.


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