Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Corruption in Illinois

So what's the best way to argue for your own innocence when you're the subject of a Federal corruption probe and allegations that you tried to sell a U.S. Senate appointment to the highest bidder? Well, if you're Rod Blagojevich the answer is simple: try to win over the public's sympathies by comparing yourself to poor old Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal:

We've all known that crooks are stupid, but up till now I'd at least have assumed a crooked politician had to be a little less stupid than this.

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