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Restaurant-quality trolling

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

* Merging interests?…



* Rauner reaches out…


* Kennedy snaps back…



Heh.

What’s your own favorite recent trolling?

…Adding… On a more serious note…



- Posted by Rich Miller        

15 Comments
  1. - Roman - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 10:37 am:

    Well played by Kennedy and the first of many, many times Rauner will be reminded of the “not in charge” quote when he takes credit for something.


  2. - Chicago Cynic - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 10:38 am:

    Kennedy is celebrating Rauner’s multi-billion dollar corporate bailout? Nice research there team.


  3. - Oswego Willy - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 10:41 am:

    The consistent winner in trolling lately is Illinois Working Together.

    They’re fast. They’re pithy. They use the self evident irony in such delicious ways… traits that make their trolling… restaurant-quality.


  4. - JoanP - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 10:46 am:

    Kennedy’s response made me burst out laughing.

    “Oh, that mine enemy would write a book!” Or, in this case, say something incredibly stupid.


  5. - Anon221 - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 10:57 am:

    Looks like Senator Bush’s bill has been on Rauner’s desk since Nov 9th. What’s the hold up??? This could have also been signed the day the Hotline was enacted.


  6. - Roman - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:01 am:

    == What’s the hold up???==

    Remember, he’s not in charge…I guess he has to check with Madigan before he can sign a bill.


  7. - Jerry - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:11 am:

    Sadly, Senator Bush, he’s not in charge.


  8. - WSJ Paywall - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:18 am:

    Rauner is bad at Twitter


  9. - Annonin' - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:30 am:

    is it ok for Kennedy and Rauner to tout a big rate hike imposed to save some jobs? Bettin’ CommandoIves will lash out


  10. - Pot calling kettle - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:43 am:

    ==Rauner is bad at Twitter ==

    Rauner is not in charge of his Twitter account. Madigan is.


  11. - Demoralized - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 11:51 am:

    Well played Mr. Kennedy. Well played.


  12. - Anon221 - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 12:15 pm:

    Kennedy’s team needs to also focus on the downside of the FEJA - Crain’s

    https://tinyurl.com/yb8n26d8 -ComEd’s latest heist (I mean, hike)

    Exelon’s- https://tinyurl.com/y6uapq33

    Not to mention, how the FEJA is enabling Exelon and others to effectively blackmail other states into various forms of bailouts, too.

    NJ won’t include renewables in their language-
    https://tinyurl.com/yboh28gp

    OH- http://www.news-herald.com/article/HR/20170923/NEWS/170929676

    Add to it the enablement of a nuclear industry the cries they are broke, has a history of leaks, get millions in US taxpayer funding to be “stewards” of high level radioactive waste, and can still afford to spend millions on lobbying and political donations. Yep, that “cooperation” on FEJA was really worth it.


  13. - Blue dog dem - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 12:57 pm:

    Me. I would be going after Ives. That other guy is gonna pull a ‘Franken’.


  14. - wordslinger - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 2:50 pm:

    Hurts when you step on it like that, huh governor?

    Try not to do that.


  15. - Happily Retired - Thursday, Dec 7, 17 @ 2:54 pm:

    And how about more opioid treatment slots and provider payments……


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