* Eric Zorn asks a question…
How, given everything he had going for him and the object lesson of his Republican predecessor behind bars serving as a constant reminder to remain above reproach, did Blagojevich become the first governor of Illinois to be impeached and removed from office?
How did he go from potential presidential candidate to potential federal inmate and national laughingstock in six short years?
Maybe there’s a good explanation, innocent or otherwise. Maybe not. But the search for that explanation is why one might purchase and carefully read “The Governor,” as I did.
How could this have happened?
How could this have happened? Because he’s a crook.
This has been yet another edition of “Simple Answers to Simple Questions.”
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* Washington Times editorial: The Blago diaries - There’s a whole lotta hubris in disgraced governor’s memoirs
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