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Wiretap Theater, On The Rachel Maddow Show

maddow_12-10.bmpWith all the cablers covering the same, albeit multilayered, major news story last night, each show had to find a way to make their Gov. Rod Blagojevich coverage distinct.

Rachel Maddow had a unique method — “the first ever Rachel Maddow Show Enhanced History Reenactment Event.”

“You are innocent until proven guilty, but I’ve gotta tell you, looking at the transcripts doesn’t read like it’s lawful,” said Maddow. “Maybe it sounds more lawful then it reads?”

What followed were several of the more…colorful passages from the affidavit, with a Chicago-ish accent and all. We’re told EP Bill Wolff provided the voice acting for Blagojevich, as well as his wife.

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