Roland Burris Is Not Dead
Politically or literally. But when he does shuffle off his mortal coil, he’s ready to go. He has prepared a monument to himself listing his accomplishments, with room left for those yet to come. And carved on his mausoleum are the words “Trail Blazer”. Nothing wrong with working on one’s image. Or making sure that image goes on for posterity.
In 1984, when he ran unsuccessfully for the Senate, he once mused: “Illinois is the Land of Lincoln. Maybe someday it will be the Land of Burris.” He often speaks of himself in the third person. And he named his children Roland and Rolanda.Click here for reuse options!
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