Blago Flies Too Close to the Sun on Wings of Ballsiness

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In his new, boringly titled book, The Governor, Rod Blagojevich compares himself to Shakespearean protagonists, historical figures, and Icarus. Based on reports, the supposed tell-all seems to spend most of its time offering up excuses and spreading the blame for Blago's downfall on people other than Blago — mostly state politicians who, for some unknowable reason, were hell-bent on stopping him from helping the good people of Illinois. [Chicago Tribune]