Stop the Lynch Mob

Okay, now I’m mad. I live in Illinois, so Rod Blagojevich is my governor.  I’ve never been much of a fan of his, and I have considered him an embarrassment to the state for a long time.  He’s done a few good things for Illinois, has pissed off a lot of people, and has generally been (as my...

Media Maestros Strike a Sour Note

Via Hugh Hewitt groupie Mark Halperin, we see that The Politico is still going strong in its crusade to make the Blago affair into Whitewater 2.0. Incidentally, Halperin, in a move that will shock and disgust you (cough) jumps on the irresponsible headline bandwagon–um, “Obama Faces the Blago ...

Of Fools and Folly

How much you wanna bet that the only reason Jonathan Martin and Ben Smith cobbled together this rickety structure of baseless speculation about Obama and the potential (yes, potential) scandal that might (yes, might) arise (passive voice!) for the President-elect and certain members of his team, following...

Gov. Rod Blagojevich Arrested on Corruption Charges: “Just another day in Illinois”

Liss on the indictment of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich: I was in the car listening to NPR when the story broke, and my immediate response was to burst out laughing. He just wouldn’t be an Illinois governor if he weren’t breaking federal law! Heh. Indeed. And he also wouldn’t be an Illinois governor if he...

Four More Contests Called

These Four wins, called by CNN, aren’t exactly surprises, but here we go. Connecticut (Republicans), McCain. Massachusetts (Republican), Romney. Illinois (Democrats) Obama. Oklahoma (Democrats), Clinton. Again, this isn’t exactly breaking news, but that does put us at six contests down between...

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