Omigod omigod omigod Paterson’s maybe going to go with Marquise Kennedy-Schlossberg…
I don’t know what wonderful thing I did in a previous lifetime to deserve this gift, but I’m hardly going to pass it up: Governor may be leaning toward Kennedy Two people close to Paterson tell AP they believe she’ll be his choice ALBANY, N.Y. – Officials say the daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy will be the governor’s choice to fill the | Read More »
Democrats: Burris to be barred by men with guns, if necessary.
I AM NOT MAKING THIS UP: WASHINGTON — As U.S. Senate leadership developed an elaborate set of contingency plans today to keep Roland Burris from taking over President-elect Barack Obama’s seat, the disputed appointee promised not to “create a scene” when the Senate convenes next week. If Burris shows up Tuesday to claim the seat given to him by disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich, the outcomes | Read More »
I step off of the grid for two days, and the Blago thing explodes.
I have to tell you, this Burris pick is absolutely made of awesome. Just watch: More fun stuff here, and here for more race-baiting goodness – and, really, by this point the entire blogosphere, most of which is by now utterly fascinated at the prospect of actually getting to watch the big ship hit the iceberg. Has it been mentioned yet that Burris has been | Read More »
Add Al Sharpton to the anti-Card Check camp.
saw this yesterday at the Corner, meant to bring it up, forgot until I read Instapundit today: not only is Al Sharpton against Card Check, he’s against it for the very sensible reason that the secret ballot is a potent tool against disenfranchisement. From the transcript:
[I probably should have fronted it to begin with. ML] Blagojevich to SEIU to Card Check, via the folks at the Workforce Fairness Institute: When you think about it, this makes perfect sense: after all, somebody that hates secret ballots as much as Big Labor does probably has a lively contempt for the rest of our democratic institutions, too. Note the lack of capitalization, there. | Read More »