Should Illinois Pols Go to Mikva To Get Clean?

Leading liberal journo Michael Tomasky argues in the Guardian that Illinois pols should tap Obama mentor, ex-congressman and former federal judge Abner Mikva to fill the president-elect’s Senate seat. Tomasky writes that Mikva “was known in his day as a foe of corruption and the old Chicago Democratic machine. Of stature and above reproach? He’s certainly both.”

Tomasky gives the following reasons for why the 82-year-old would be a perfect pick:

And in conclusion, Tomasky writes: “Mikva, you might say, would be a mitzvah.”

There you have it folks, a commandment and a ritual bath all rolled up in one!

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