After Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich more or less beat 23 out of 24 charges against him in his corruption trial this week, it appears more popular support is rallying behind him.
Clearly, he was not the cleanest mouth to grace the governor’s office, but as his trial ended, it became harder to refute the claim many trial observers made that the Fed’s case against Blago was simply an embarrassing waste of taxpayer money. Nevertheless, with a hung jury on 23 counts, the Feds can will him again.
Many feel even more sorry for his brother Rob, who was not convicted on any charges.
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(PHOTO: By John Nelson, an avid Blago trial observer quoted in my column, taken near Division and State Parkway.)