Burris and Blago's Bro Caught Being Buddy Buddy on Wiretap
USA Today reports that FBI wiretap transcripts released Tuesday show that Illinois Senator Roland Burris and Robert Blagojevich, head of his brother's campaign fund, were in cahoots regarding the senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. On the tape from November 13th, Burris promises to "personally do something" for Rod Blagojevich's campaign provided that the governor 'keep him in mind' for the senate seat. The trascript goes on to describe other terribly incrimating things such as how much Burris could contribute and how it can be done without it looking as though he's buying the appointment which, of course, he was. No word yet on how Burris will try to flip this, but history has shown we can expect that flip to be executed poorly.