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Chicago Tribune reports that Harry reid also interfered in the Senate appointment process of the Obama seat

Days before Gov. Blagojevich was charged with trying to sell President-elect Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate seat to the highest bidder, top Senate Democrat Harry Reid made it clear who he didn’t want in the post: Jesse Jackson, Jr., Danny Davis or Emil Jones.

Reid had no choice but to confirm this because

Sources believe that at least portions of the phone conversations are on tape.

but saying it was nothing wrong with it

“It is part of his job as majority leader to share his thoughts about candidates who have the qualities needed to succeed in the Senate.”

Reid tried to keep a mystery about the names discussed.

Reid declined to reveal the specific names discussed, saying he didn’t want to embarrass anyone.

How, Harry Reid is busy figuring out how to block Burris.

This DNC in Chicago move will provide a lot of entertainment, me thinks.

Alegre’s Corner cover the story with a mix in of Cornyn opposition
It seems he now has 2 senators to challenge
Burris meanwhile, told Lynn Sweet:
“We are the senator.”

Update
“They” may actually become senator according to this

But Reid conceded that “there’s always room to negotiate” when asked if his mind was absolutely closed to seating Burris.

While GOP smells blood in th water

Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), speaking on “This Week,” called for a special election to fill the seat and said Democrats are afraid of one.

“The fear is that Republicans might somehow win the seat in Illinois if there’s a special election,” McConnell said. “But the process is so tainted, it’s such a tangled mess, that the only way to clear the air and to have a successor chosen in Illinois that everybody can have confidence in — and a process that they can have confidence in — is to have a special election.”

The clearest sign that nothing has changed and the same power establishment made a cosmetic change is the media.

One would think in a time of change, someone would take a sobering look at the past 8 years – what went wrong and why. Stolen elections? Torture? Unneccessary wars?

Instead, we have during this elections  giving us a AP, one of the most notorious shills for Obamaridiculous fluff piece about Bush.

We find out that

You can tell the issues that really get Bush going, because he talks about them differently, more passionately: education, AIDS relief, freedom. They happen to be ones that can be viewed more clearly through a moral lens. That’s how he sees the world.

And also “candid revelations” such as this one:

The toughest moments for him come when he meets the grieving families of the troops he sent to war. Or when he meets severely wounded troops in recovery. Many of the hurting tell Bush they want to get back out in active duty. He is moved by the sacrifice.

“I do a lot of crying in this job,” Bush once acknowledged.

In other words, it’s a mish-mash of all the propaganda they did for the past 8 years, although my cursory look failed to see the one about his reading books or his funniest story of 9.11.

AP’s most notable accomplishment this election cycle? Depressing turnout in the Puerto Rico primary by repeatedly announcing that day that Hillary withdrew from the race.

Now, why would someone admiring Jr so much go so far out on a limb for Jr.jr?

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