Trouble! with a capital T and that rhymes with B and that stands for Blagojevich… UPDATE
Our state senate impeached Blagojevich today, and he testified nonsensically in his own defense for 47 interminable minutes. He invoked the elderly and the children, and freedom and all the reasons why it would just be a cryin’ shame to boot him out.
And he reminded me of… something, some con-artist I’d heard somewhere. Then it hit me:
BONUS UPDATE! I noticed this newspaper box on the way back from lunch today. Take a look at the teaser image on the bottom of the box… newspapers can only be this blatant when they know the guy hasn’t a friend left in the world.
(Click the pic to download high-res.) And I think Dana saw this one coming.. Also you might enjoy Ed Brayton’s description of Blago’s incredibly ridiculous defense. Sounds like the title of a children’s book, doesn’t it?