Roland Burris's silly poem: Will he engrave it on his vanity tombstone?

Democratic Sen. Roland Burris, who took his Senate seat by appointment in a failed bid to help restore legitimacy to a corrupt Illinois governor, offered a silly Christmas Eve poem on health care on the Senate floor. If you haven't seen it already, here it is:

My only question: Will Burris add “poet” to all of the other accomplishments that he has already etched on the gloriously ridiculous graveyard monument that he prematurely erected to honor himself?

Roland Burris's tombstone

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