[internetworkers] Barack Obama speech
quack at ibiblio.org
Wed Jul 28 12:09:19 EDT 2004
> On Jul 28, 2004, at 10:25 AM, Sil Greene wrote:
>> I'm surprised no one's called you on this already, Mike. He's only an
>> Illinois state senator at present. He *will* be the only black man in
>> the senate, if he wins his upcoming election. (Which... *ahem*
>> ...might be a reason the Dems made him a keynote speaker.)
> There's no one running against him at the moment. Unless he gets hit
> by a truck he will be elected to the US Senate.
ahh... i read that Jack Ryan was his competition and didn't connect that
with the fellow that withdrew from a senate race because his divorce got
splattered on the front page. my Trek creds are revoked... that's Jeri
he still isn't a senator until after the election. i don't know Illinois
laws, but the state GOP might still be able to put someone on the ballot.
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