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Thursday, December 25th 2008

Secretary Blago

Crazy Ass Press Conference Might Not Begin To Describe It

Remember when Blagojevich was a rising star in the Democratic party? Me neither since he’s been at least a peripheral target in corruption investigations for at least the last five years. But whatever glimmer of future stardom he had left is dead.

The Illinois Governor has had some serious accusations levied against him by U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald. Basically, the most serious charge is that he was trying to peddle an appointment to the Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama for either some petty cash with which to buy Christmas presents for his kids or personal favors.

[T]he most stunning charge is that Mr Blagojevich, who can appoint a nominee to hold Mr Obama