Don't Get Me Started!
August 17, 2010 6:52 PM Subscribe
Blago walks, mostly.
posted by gjc (58 comments total)
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Short and sweet: Jury was hung on 23 counts, convicted him on 1. That count was "lying to federal investigators" when he told them that he didn't care about nor was involved with fundraising. Max jailtime for this one is 5 years. They were, reportedly, 11-1 on all others.This is my favorite piece of damning evidence
. (PDF with embedded wma file) We learn his opinion on (then President-elect) Obama. We learn where he'd like to be ambassador to. We learn what he thinks about his father in law. (listen for Patti dropping the phone at that point) We learn that he doesn't like his job as the chief executive of the 5th most populous state in the union. We learn what he feels like he's doing to his children (12:30). Skip to 7:30 for the start of the more interesting things, 9:00 for the good stuff. (Contains Executive Profanity!)
(We also see tiny moments of him trying to do the right thing, but they are shockingly rare, and overridden by his desire for enrichment.)
View everything here
, if you are so inclined.
The Justice Department intends to refile asap.