When Illinois Governor Rod Blajo, Blagoi, Blahohi, Blagojevich was arrested in December under charges of corruption, criminal conspiracy, bribery, and faud, shocked and appalled residents responded with a resounding "It's about time!"
I was beginning to wonder just how criminal the guy would have to get before someone would finally do something about it. Seriously, if he got caught selling kidnapped Illinois schoolchildren to pharmaceutical companies for dangerous chemical testing, it seemed like policing agencies would just shrug and say, "That's our Rod!" and everyone would just enjoy a hearty laugh into fade-out.
I'm sure those of you not living in Illinois are wondering how we could have voted for such an inept governor, not once, but twice. On behalf of the entire state of Illinois, I offer this elaborate defense: I have no idea! I wasn't living in Illinois while all of this was going on, and my entire knowledge of state politics was basically reduced to: Abraham Lincoln ca