Black Santa's Blago Blues

Sen. Roland “I am the junior senator from Illinois” Burris recently disclosed that he had multiple conversations with the office of impeached former Gov. Rod “Gracias por su apoyo” Blagojevich about the senate seat to which Burris was appointed in January. The Chicago Tribune reports that Burris amended his January 8th testimony to the Illinois legislature in a February 5th sworn affidavit...made after he was already sworn into the U.S. Senate.

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Sen. Roland “I am the junior senator from Illinois” Burris recently disclosed that he had multiple conversations with the office of impeached former Gov. Rod “Gracias por su apoyo” Blagojevich about the senate seat to which Burris was appointed in January. The Chicago Tribune reports that Burris amended his January 8th testimony to the Illinois legislature in a February 5th sworn affidavit...made after he was already sworn into the U.S. Senate.

The Buzz’s preliminary “I told you so” goes to Senate Majority Leader Harry “What’d you think—I sold ‘em all?” Reid. He originally gave Burris a failing grade on the Blago smell test before eventually seating Burris to avoid a racial donnybrook just days before President Barack Obama’s nomination. The lesson?—don’t sleep on a teetotaler who reps Las Vegas and Reno in congress.