"Tacky" provides account of Galesburg meeting and launches some "inside news"
The blogger "Tacky" at his "Taking a Crack at it" blog gives this good account of the recent candidate nomination meeting held in Galesburg and also offers this purported bit of "inside news" sourced to "people close to Don Johnston".:
Some people close to Don Johnston, 17th District Chairman, are saying that he has convinced Senators Dick Durbin and Barack Obama to endorse Senator John Sullivan. They will be making their announcements “soon.”This bit of "news" posted yesterday is notable in that it directly contradicts the vehement assertions of at least one commenter here that Johnston and Gianulis are getting along so well these days that they're practically holding hands and skipping.
Johnston had promised Phil Hare that he would do his best to ensure Hare’s defeat.
These endorsements will be news to Rock Island County Chairman John Gianulis. Both Senators are indebted to Gianulis, so the Johnston people, it seems, are probably trying to scare Hare with this bit of inside news.
It should be noted that there is no way of knowing if any of it is true, though Tacky does seem to have a good track record so far.
Time will tell.