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:

https://twitter.com/#!/WGNRadioNews/status/180145869948071936

https://twitter.com/#!/foxnewsradio/status/180052220925067264

https://twitter.com/#!/Ward_Room/status/180086595985215489

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:

https://twitter.com/#!/abc7chicago/status/180165241131372544

https://twitter.com/#!/abc7chicago/status/180165012785086464

https://twitter.com/#!/_BellaNicole/status/180166193968193537

https://twitter.com/#!/sleekyebony/status/180120589862846466

Colorado’s bracing for Hurricane Blago:

https://twitter.com/#!/Muffissness/status/180074589446082561

His last words seem more threat than promise. It’s a Chicago thang:

https://twitter.com/#!/RawSigChicago/status/180143884498771968