What is he thinking?

“We are hoping and praying that they will not be able to deny what the Lord has ordained,” Burris said. “I am not hesitating. I am now the junior Senator from the state of Illinois. Some people may want to question that and that is their prerogative.”

via Showdown Looms as Burris Declares ‘I Am Now the Junior Senator’ – FOXNews.com Transition Tracker.

Oh.   My.   Word.        Shades of Jeremiah Wright.

What is he thinking?

Sure, unless the voters of Illinois scream, it appears this appointment is within the law.  Blagojevich is still the governor, and it is his job to appoint the senator.  But this attitude, combined with some theocratic idea that the lord has ordained his ascension, puts him right up there with other Chicago politicians.  Including the president-elect.

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