Sometimes you need a flowchart to understand all the connections between public figures in Illinois. That certainly could be useful in the case of the suit filed by Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan against Gov. Pat Quinn.
Mark Kirk, frantically making hay, has bought the domain name noterroristsinillinois.com, the thinking being that the other magical Gitmo-based supervillains must be kept elsewhere to keep their superpowers at bay.
Before Burris runs off to scrawl "SUPER AEROPLANE HERO" on his "Mausoleum of Accomplishments," he'd better get shot of the accusations of another passenger, who says, via Twitter, that Burris is lying.
This weekend Barack Obama ditched his suit, picked up a shovel and started filling sandbags in the Midwest flood zone. John McCain sent a press release from a private fundraiser in Riverside, California.
Furman as chief economic adviser tells us little about Obama economics but much about Obama. Furman is young and smart and he actually told the press that "Bush has had some bad luck with the economy."
In Obama's hometown the big news this week was not his historic delegate lead. It was the R. Kelly underage porn trial, which is no knock on Obama, for what can compete anymore with a celebrity underage porn trial?