By Patrick Appel
"...in another sense, [Blagojevich's crimes are] just plain enjoyable. It's like when you watch "Cops" and the idiot burglar tries to hide beside a tree in the dark, even though he's wearing light-up sneakers. It's like when Dan Rather dares the world to prove he's a clueless ass-clown. It's just good stuff. There's no tragedy here. No wasted potential. No undeserving victims. No profound and complicated symbolic issues (I somewhat doubt the Serbian-American lobby is going to cry racism). This is the sort of criminality we want the Feds to find, particularly in Chicago. Everyone gets what they deserve at least so far and all of the guilty parties are all the more deserving of punishment because they don't quite understand what the big deal is. I love it," Jonah Golberg, NRO.
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