Even Blagojevich Criticizes Crist's Senate Pick
Rod Blagojevich criticizing anyone for making a shady appointment to a Senate seat is sort of like Kanye West chastising someone for awards-show misbehavior. But then again, egomaniacs aren't really that self-aware.
Hey, at least he didn't sink to Crist-like levels:
"I could have named my wife if I wanted to," Blagojevich said of his Senate appointment, adding that his team had looked into such possibilities as Oprah and Valerie Jarrett. "Look at what Gov. [Charlie] Crist (R) did in Florida -- he put his chief of staff in there to hold the seat warm for him so he could run for the U.S. Senate. I didn't do any of those things."
If you ask us, we'll stick to our line that governors shouldn't have the sole power to make Senate appointments in the first place.