I heard that disgraced Illinois Governor Blago got “six figures” for a book deal. In other words, if you are perceived as enough of a crooked scumbag, you get paid at least $100,000 to tell everyone what a fine individual you are.
This is a disgrace. Talk about selling out the citizens!
Of course, politicians at all levels in Illinois are known for honesty, integrity, and fairplay. (example1)
After all, Blago replaced a governor who inconveniently happened to have been serving a prison term for corruption.
Now it turns out that the person Blago appointed to fill Obama’s vacated seat just happens to have been somehow involved in fundraising for Blago, even though he repeatedly testified to the contrary.
I’m not sure what it is about Illinois politicians; Democrats specifically; but they seem to have all missed the class on “ethics” and “honesty.”