Rod Blagojevich attains new heights of corruption and stupidity
So Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich had a complaint. On page 66 of Patrick Fitzgerald's indictment against him it reads, "In a conversation with Harris on November 11, the charges state, Blagojevich said he knew that the President-elect wanted Senate Candidate 1 for the open seat but 'they're not willing to give me anything except appreciation. [Expletive] them.'"
Wow. It's no secret that Blagojevich is corrupt and has a political tin ear, but I'm astonished at how rotten he is. And stupid. I understand Blagojevich was considering appointing himself to the Senate because that would offer him more legal resources, should he need them, and it might position him for a 2016 presidential run. A presidential run. The man is insane.
The only logical explanation I can come up with is that the governor must have been drinking the agricultural runoff from the Illini River. There's no way normal head injuries could cause thinking that's this addled.