Monday, July 27, 2009

Berkowitz w/ State Rep. Mike Boland, a possible Lt. Gov. candidate in the 2010 Democratic Primary, Cable and Streaming

Jeff Berkowitz: …President Joseph White, he’s the President of the University of Illinois, he’s supposed to know what’s going on, should he be fired for what’s going on [regarding clouted admissions] at the University of Illinois?

State Rep. Mike Boland [D-Moline], possible candidate for Lt. Gov. in the 2010 Democratic Primary: Well, I would say if he didn’t know what’s going on, that’s a failure of his leadership right there. If he did know what’s going on and was involved, that’s definitely a reason—I would say. I have called for the resignation of not only Trustees—and it appears like all of them but one have been at least somewhat involved in this fiasco or scandal and for those higher-ups in the administration…and probably the most astounding thing to me, Jeff, is that there weren’t any heroes in this, there was nobody who stood up and said, no, we’re not going to do that…but the Trustees, in particular, I’m most disturbed about them…
From this week’s Chicago Metro suburban edition of “Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz.” For more about the show and it’s airing schedule in the suburbs, Chicago, Aurora and Rockford, please go here.

You can also watch the show with State Rep. Boland (D-Moline) on your computer .