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lizakova is shinying up her life.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:47 am    Post subject: Our Good Friend, Reply with quote

Rod Blagojevich.

http://www.slate.com/id/2227243/pagenum/all/#p2

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After he's re-elected governor, Blagojevich complains about the hardships of a life in power: "And what we had just lived through was a personal tragedy. A story that has elements found in some of Shakespeare's tragedies. I see my political rise with the help of my father-in-law as having elements of Henry IV, Part Two and Henry V and culminating with my own personal battle of Agincourt: winning the gubernatorial election. What happened after I became governor is a story filled with elements from Othello, King Lear, and Julius Caesar; a story of intrigue, of jealousy, of manipulation, of unnatural familial behavior, and of betrayal. And while you're at it, you might as well throw in a little Richard the Third. Because when the story of my years as governor ends, I was left with neither a kingdom nor a horse. Or for that matter, even a car."


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I don't know how to cook. I wouldn't even know how to boil an egg properly. I never cooked a turkey in my life. I hate to say I never even carved one. But Martha Stewart and I have something in common. We have both been the targets of federal prosecutors.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You could be registering and voting for him right now.

So, why aren't you?
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lizakova is shinying up her life.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jaster wrote:
You could be registering and voting for him right now.

So, why aren't you?


Hmm, he does have ties to Martha Stewart. I can only assume that means that if I vote for him, I'll gain the ability to make this guy:

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah... I think that that follows.
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