I can’t believe I’m the first one ot think of this, but I think it’s a great idea. You know about her, right? She was the helicopter pilot who lost both legs in Iraq and ran for Congress in 2006 as a Dem. She’s whip-smart, incredibly brave and seeing her in the Senate would be a beautiful tribute–and strong voice–for the vets who are coming home and need to be treated better than they have been by the Bush admin.’s VA.
The Illinois gov. who has the ower to appoint O’s relacement will certainly listen if the President elect asks for it. Do it, Barack! It would be an incredbily smart and moving gesture and she’d do honor to a body that needs it.