This stranger-than-fiction election year just absolutely refuses to die. Curious what people are referring to when they say “Chicago Politics?” Well looks like we are about to get a healthy dose, and then some. You may have already heard that earlier this morning Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (bluh-GOY-uh-vich) was arrested on corruption charges for possibly trying to sell Barack Obama‘s vacant Senate seat (and people here are freaking out cause our awesome Governor might give it to a Kennedy!).
Apparently Blagojevich is on tape saying “Unless I get something real good s***, I’ll just send myself, you know what I’m saying [a Senate seat] is a f***ing valuable thing, you just don’t give it away for nothing.” Which, you know, is probably true in every state just not something as governor you necessarily SAY OUT LOUD. But it gets better! And by better we mean the newly bankrupt Tribune Co. is involved.