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Monday, Feb 27, 2006

· Bernie takes another whack at the governor’s credibility, such as it is.

· Finke backs up other reporter’s claim that the guv was at least 20 minutes late to his own campaign announcement.

· Here’s a headline you don’t see every day: Syverson says governor’s plan gives Rockford area too much.

· Reporter follows Glenn Poshard around Springfield. Kinda cute.

· Health care reform in Illinois discussed.

· DNA tracking criticized.

· Medicaid crunching nursing homes.

· Has pay to play invaded one of my favorite public TV shows? Say it ain’t so!

· Delusional? Probably. And that might be kind.

· If the governor isn’t careful, he’s gonna get tied at the hip to Louis Farrakhan. Not good.

- Posted by Rich Miller        

5 Comments
  1. - Rich Miller - Monday, Feb 27, 06 @ 11:18 am:

    Just thought I’d put something here to get things started. Kinda slow in comments today.


  2. - Lori - Monday, Feb 27, 06 @ 11:50 am:

    Bernie’s the best! He don’t take no jive-talkin from our turkey guv!


  3. - Lasech is a Looney - Monday, Feb 27, 06 @ 12:06 pm:

    For a guy with no chance in hell, he is sure full of himself…

    BTW, dont’ forget he did manage the Successful David Gill Campaign against Tim Johnson


  4. - Skeeter - Monday, Feb 27, 06 @ 6:42 pm:

    Is there really any need to debate whether Syverson is the dumbest guy in the Illinois Senate? First he thinks Keyes is a great idea. Then he doesn’t think Rockford needs road work.

    Hey Dave — I’ve driven in Rockford. You need all the help you can get. Also, you may want to check out the areas south of downtown. A few more jobs for the Rockford area wouldn’t hurt either.

    How in the world has this guy ever won an election? Seriously, the man isn’t good at the whole “politics” thing.


  5. - Six Degrees of Separation - Monday, Feb 27, 06 @ 7:25 pm:

    Do you think all of Laesch’s “supporters” at DKos are campaign plants meant to prop him up as a candidate with nationwide appeal? If Hastert dips below 65% in the general against either of these 2 clowns running in the 14th primary, it’ll be a miracle. Let’s face it, if this was a real race, the party (Rahm Emmanuel, etc.)would find a pragmatic candidate with broad appeal across the district, not a Kos/Moore winger with little chance. I doubt Laesch carries his hometown of Newark in the general, if he survives the primary.

    I agree with Skeeter’s puzzlement over Syverson’s appeal. He doesn’t seem to have accomplished much except to help provide the entertainment value of the Keyes candidacy. However, if Blago can win elections and fancy himself as presidential material, anything is possible.


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