The debate over a $100 million Barack Obama Presidential Library has taken a political turn for the absurd.
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So says Republican state Rep. Ed Sullivan.
Either one wants to spend the taxpayer dollars — money the state doesn’t have — or one is “wrong” and, thus, a tea party extremist.
“(The House speaker’s spokesman) is trying to polarize the political culture down in Springfield,” Sullivan told Illinois Watchdog. “We had the wrong … procedure on a vote on a somewhat controversial agenda item of the presidential library. But this has taken a turn.”
Sullivan is referring to Steve Brown, spokesman for Democrat Rep. Mike Madigan, who, in part, blamed partisanship for opposition to the Obama library.