An Effing Valuable Thing

Abby Zimet

This sounds great: Rod Blagojevich - impeached indicted Illinois
governor, Senate seat autioneer, aspiring TV celebrity, enthusiastic Elvis impersonator and
all round Weird Guy - will headline a forum at Northwestern University
titled "Ethics in Politics." Really. Blago was upholding a fine old tradition in Illinois: four of the last eight
governors have been indicted. Facebook invite to this illustrious event is

"A conversation about ethics and politics is important to
have," said Dan Rockoff of the College Democrats. "There isn't a better
person out there to discuss this than former Governor Rod Blagojevich."

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