One of the more interesting tidbits from the weekend: Senator Feingold: End Blagojevich-type appointments

Feingold says the recent political soap operas by Blagojevich/Burris in Illinois and Paterson/Kennedy/Gillibrand in New York signals a broken process.

On Sunday, Feingold, said he plans to introduce an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to end appointments to the Senate by governors. Feingold, who is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, will advocate a special election instead.

“The controversies surrounding some of the recent gubernatorial appointments to vacant Senate seats make it painfully clear that such appointments are an anachronism that must end,” he said in a press release.

What a shocker that Russ Feingold, co-creator of Campaign Finance Reform, one of the most blatant assaults on free speech ever, would find the U.S. Constitution an anachronism. Gosh, Russ, that silly little founding document is just so outdated.

Typical liberal thinking: Don’t blame the players; blame the process.

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