Blagojevich Sets New Standard for Corruption

They’re Going to Need a New Word For It, Now

The always-excellent John Kass comments on the Blogojevich indictment here: “He’s the clown, but the joke’s on us”.

But really, how often do you get to read a transcript featuring the governor of a major state saying the F-word a bunch of times?  In reference to a President-Elect?  That’s gold, right there.

Here is the full text of the criminal complaint.

Rumors have been swirling around him for years about being investigated; so, as a rational, intelligent governor, he figures, hey, why not double down and try to sell a U.S. Senate seat for a few hundred grand? What could it hurt?

There’s “corrupt”, and then there’s “corrupt and crazy”, and Blagojevich was apparently the latter.

Oh, well, at least we can take comfort in knowing that Obama is free from any such corruption. After all, the national media spent untold thousands of journalist-hours digging into Obama’s background and possible connections to the cesspool that is politics in Illinois.

What? Oh, right, they didn’t do any of that. They were too busy digging up important stories about Sarah Palin’s clothes.

Never mind.


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