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Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Illinois voters: Can you top this?

By Dennis Byrne
Chicago Daily Observer

The question on everyone’s lips isn’t so much whether the arrested and disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich is guilty as it is: Is the man nuts? Instead of going to prison, shouldn’t he be tossed into the loony bin?

The feds have been sniffing around his office since 2002, and as recently as last week he allegedly was actively trying to ring as much as $300,000 from a politician who’s interested in getting appointed by Blagojevich to President-elect Barack Obama’s vacant senate seat.

Only a fool, knowing that U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald and the FBI are breathing down his neck, would simultaneously try to enrich himself by selling a senate seat, extort money for his signature on legislation, hold up legitimate state business to silence editorial criticism, and this, most incredibly, squeeze a $50,000 campaign contribution for an executive of a children’s hospital at the expense of sick kids.

You gotta wonder when he had time to be governor.

The man-is-crazy theory receives suppor...

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

First props to your former collegues-how cool is it that they pissed the guy off enough that he was willing to deal their careers for Wrigley Field?

Second, I can't tell you how upset I am that we are 6 years into democrat destruction of our state and we have zippo GOP response beyond some pathetic press releases from the guy who wanted Fitzgerald's patron exiled from the party?

Sad about blago-sadder there's no GOP to hold him to account.