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12/23/2014 01:43 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Illinois elves have some gift ideas for your favorite politicians

Still trying to check off your last gift-buying errands on your holiday list? Not sure what to get your favorite (or least favorite) politicians this year? The Reboot Illinois elves have come up with a few suggestions:

8. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin: A new flavor of Oberweis Dairy ice cream to commemorate his decisive defeat of the creamery's namesake: Landslide Lemon.

9. U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk: A box of Cuban cigars he can deploy to annoy anti-tobacco activist Dick Durbin for pushing a return to normal relations with Cuba.

10. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: A jumbo size bar of Ivory soap. It's election time, also known as spring-cleaning season. Time for Rahmbo to clean out his profanity-spewing mouth so as to impress all of us sensitive-eared voters in Chicago. And hey, big, pure soap? So much the better to wipe away all those pesky opponents, including Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

Check out Reboot Illinois to see what the elves have suggested for other Illinois politicos, including Gov. Pat Quinn, Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner and Speaker of the House Michael Madigan.

Beyond the Reboot Illinois elves' ideas, Scott Stantis has drawn a cartoon of Quinn's list he has compiled for himself, based on his lame-duck experience. Quinn's calling a special session of the General Assembly to find a way to appoint a success for the late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka has caused some controversy. Check out the cartoon at Reboot Illinois to see how Quinn might ask Santa to fix his problems.

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