Blago Flies Too Close to the Sun on Wings of Ballsiness


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]