Defiant Governor Rod Blagojevich fills Obama’s Seat
A defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday named a black political trailblazer to Barack Obama’s Senate seat, a surprise move that put the governor’s opponents in the uncomfortable position of trying to block his choice from becoming the Senate’s only black member. Blagojevich’s appointment of former state Attorney General Roland Burris injected race into the drama surrounding the embattled governor, who repeatedly sought to distance his selection from charges that he tried to sell the seat to the highest bidder.
This is a typical move on the part of Governor B. and doesn’t surprise me one bit. He is one of the “untouchables”, isn’t he?