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  •  and if they all turned him down.. (0+ / 0-)

    the appointment is good to go?

    Because I certainly heard the supposed top five pulled their names out?

    So what is the next red herring?

    Need Support Barack? Give Joe Lieberman and Rick Warren a call. Maybe they can help you.

    by justmy2 on Thu Jan 01, 2009 at 07:01:30 PM PST

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    •  No, the reverse. (0+ / 0-)

      If the Governor were engaged in an illegal scheme that resulted in the top contenders bowing out, the "election" process (which I believe includes the selection process for an appointment) would be fatally contaminated.

      •  It's not the "process", whatever that means; it's (1+ / 0-)
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        whether the appointment of Burris was wrongful.  There's no evidence that it was.

      •  Do you have evidence stating that is (0+ / 0-)

        why they pulled out?

        Do you have them Governor making an offer to someone on tape?  I have seen it?

        I have heard him bloviating and making a fool of himself.  I haven't heard anyone saying they were offered anything.  As a matter of fact, I have actually heard Obama's crew say they were offered anything.

        Need Support Barack? Give Joe Lieberman and Rick Warren a call. Maybe they can help you.

        by justmy2 on Thu Jan 01, 2009 at 07:30:31 PM PST

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