Quote of the Day – Blagojevich Edition

In an honest system Rod Blagojevich would be living in a packing crate on Lower Wacker Drive.

“I simply can’t listen to much of the coverage or proceedings in the Blagojevich trial without becoming physically ill. It was obvious to me long, long before he ran for governor that the man was an idiot who wouldn’t have had a chance of getting a job cleaning out restroom stalls in the courthouse without pull from from father-in-law. In an honest system he’d be living in a packing crate on Lower Wacker Drive.”  – Longtime Chicagoan Dave Schuler on his former governor

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  1. Drew says:


    Dave is usually more reserved than that.

  2. James Joyner says:

    Well, you should have seen what he sent out on OTBlist.