Wednesday, February 25, 2009

The Burris Problem -- A Commentary

Senator Roland Burris

From USA Today:

The race card forced the Senate’s hand, then backfired.

If you watched the recent debate on the stimulus bill, you might have been taken aback by the image of Roland Burris presiding over the U.S. Senate. Lest you think that some singular honor was being bestowed on the handpicked choice of Rod Blagojevich, the now impeached governor of Illinois, be reassured that the unenviable job of presiding is typically foisted on the most junior senators.

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My Comment: The commentary sums it up in the first sentence .... it is all about race.

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