Cross-posted by Gary Fouse
The USS Blagoyevich as seen from the air
Give credit where credit is due. Soon to be ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagoyevich has the testicles of an elephant. This man has now set a new record for chutzpah. The impeached governor has now told The Associated Press that Dec. 9, the day he got arrested, is to his family, "what Pearl Harbor Day was to the United States."
And it gets better. Blago added that it was "a complete surprise." then said just as the U.S. prevailed in World War II, he will prevail in fighting the charges.
Well, it may have been a complete surprise to him, but it sure wasn't to millions of other people in Illinois who knew this thing was coming down for the last 2 or 3 years. Heck, it wasn't even a surprise to me.
Of course, if Blago cuts a deal with prosecutors, this whole sordid affair may yet turn out to be a Pearl Harbor for others.