Monday, January 12, 2009

Score one for Blago

CNN twitter is reporting that Roland Burris is expected to take Barack Obama's U.S. Senate seat this week, Democratic Senate leaders say

*Update: HotAir has a perfect summation. In part:

You’ve got a popular Democratic incoming president, a Democratic lieutenant governor and secretary of state, and overwhelming Democratic majorities both in Congress and in the Illinois legislature. Everyone involved was opposed to letting Blagojevich make the pick.
And together they still couldn’t figure out a way to stop him.