Friday, February 27, 2009
More Entertaining Sen. Burris News, This Time On Son Burris II
From L.A. Times Blog:
Not an all-around awful day for Democratic Sen. Roland Burris of Illinois.
Just terrible this time.
As you may have heard, the legally embattled junior Illinois senator replacement for Barack Obama, who was maneuvered into that job by the wily but also legally embattled now ex-Democratic governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, has refused to resign after an unfolding series of revelations about his relationship, fundraising and contacts with/for the impeached governor and his staff.
Now comes one more revelation, the kind of news that causes immune Illinois voters to say, "So?"
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My Comment: In the next few weeks a movement is going to start from within the Illinois State Legislature to have a special Senate election. They know that everyday Burris remains in the U.S. Senate, he will be just fodder for the Republicans to use against Democrat politicians in Chicago and in the State of Illinois.