by Reboot Illinois
The 1967 prison drama “Cool Hand Luke” is a classic, and contains one of the all-time classic American movie lines.
“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate,” the prison’s sadistic warden intones with mock regret after administering a beating to Luke (Paul Newman), newly recaptured after an escape.
The line comes to mind this week as Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State Address and his political nemesis, House Speaker Michael Madigan, delivered his response. Continue reading