When a person has made "conflicting" statements, what does that say? To me it means somewhere along the line, one of the statements was a lie.
Such is the case with Roland Burris when he emphatically stated he had no contact with then Governor Rod Blagojevich, or anyone connected with him, before being appointed to Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat. Then we find out his voice is among those on tapes not yet released by the U.S. Attorney's office. Then he admits he did indeed attempt to raise money for Blagojevich. Yet he denies doing anything wrong.
Now he is seeking permission from the Senate Ethics Committee to establish a legal fund. This would allow him to seek contributions of up to $10,000 per contributor for his legal expenses in "proving" he did nothing wrong. He claims the costs will be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Yes, I imagine so. It takes a lot of money to alter the truth.
The Ethics Committee says such a decision can take as long as three to four weeks.
I'm beginning to have fun with my Dogwalk solutions. This one is a no brainer if the Senate wants to take a giant step toward cleaning up its own image. "Just say no!"
Why? He lied. Chisel that into his monument as the final epitaph!