January 11, 2010

NOW THAT'S GONNA MAKE FOR GREAT TV (PROFANITY ALERT):

The Notorious Blago: The former Illinois governor has a new dog (Skittles), a new source of income (Elvis impersonations) and — despite an old worry (prison) — a confounding optimism. You have to read this. (Scott Raab, 1/11/10, Esquire)

"It's such a cynical business, and most of the people in the business are full of [***} and phonies, but I was real, man — and am real. This guy, he was catapulted in on hope and change, what we hope the guy is. What the [****]? Everything he's saying's on the teleprompter. I'm blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived. I saw it all growing up."
Who isn't? Posted by Orrin Judd at January 11, 2010 6:54 AM
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