The Company He's Keeps: Ugh!
Another "distance job" for Obama.
Let's see Ayers, Wright, Rezko, now Blagojevich.
Jake Tapper has more about Obama's long-time political relationship with the indicted governor.
In fairness, Harry Truman came out of a pretty corrupt cesspool of machine politics in Missouri and he managed to stay pretty clean himself.
“The breadth of corruption laid out in these charges is staggering,” U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald said. “They allege that Blagojevich put a ‘for sale’ sign on the naming of a United States Senator; involved himself personally in pay-to-play schemes with the urgency of a salesman meeting his annual sales target; and corruptly used his office in an effort to trample editorial voices of criticism.
“The citizens of Illinois deserve public officials who act solely in the public’s interest, without putting a price tag on government appointments, contracts and decisions,” he added.