On Wednesday night, fallen, Democratic ex-Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich gave his last hometown press conference before leaving for Colorado — where he’ll serve 14 years in a federal prison for a bevy of corruption charges.
As always, he went out in a blaze of gory narcissism, self-pity, and media frenzy:
After midnight, the media circus continued with a rather bizarre stakeout at Blago’s home. Twitter users of all political stripes shook their heads in disapproval:
Colorado’s bracing for Hurricane Blago:
His last words seem more threat than promise. It’s a Chicago thang: