Sunday, December 14, 2008

the windy city

If indicted, Mr. Blagojevich would be the fifth of the last eight elected Illinois governors to be charged with a crime, and if he is sent to jail, the fourth to serve time.

Kate Zernike, In Illinois, a Virtual Acceptance and Expectation of Corruption Among Politicians.

Gotta admire that Midwestern consistency.

p.s. you know, of course, that Chicago didn't get its nickname from the wind -- "Windy City" was coined to describe the politicians around here.

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