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What do Dubya, Blago, Bernie Madoff, and Roland Burris have in common?
Consider two prime candidates: Bernard Madoff and Roland Burris.
masc. proper name, from French, from Old High German Hrodland, literally "(having a) famous land." As legendary nephew of Charlemagne, celebrated in "Chanson de Roland," c.1300. His comrade was Oliver, hence a Roland for an Oliver (1610s) in expressions meaning "to give as good as one gets, tit for tat."