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Michael Madigan, Bruce Rauner on twin quests for complete control

Sep 14, 2016

Bruce Rauner

MATT DIETRICH: Madeleine, I loved your column Monday, “Legislative races will result in more dictatorship.” In fact, I loved it so much I wrote one just like it last year.

MADELEINE DOUBEK:  Thanks, Matt. You know what they say about imitation, right? Speaking of, I guess you could say Gov. Bruce Rauner is imitating House Speaker Michael Madigan. Of course, we know Madigan’s known as the Velvet Hammer. Rauner just wields that “Take Back Springfield” sledge hammer.

MATT: I’d never accuse you of imitation, Madeleine. I believe you are using your powers…

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