“What’s the first thing you do when you get sprung from prison? Why, you go on TV and get your ass handed to you by Anderson Cooper, of course.
“It’s not a traditional route, but nothing about Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois and inmate 40892-424 of the Federal Correctional Institution of Englewood, Colorado is traditional.
“The man busted for conspiring to sell or trade the senate seat left open by Barack Obama served just under eight years.
“He was due to serve another four, upon which he may have been eligible for early release due to good behavior.
“But before that could happen Donald Trump stepped in with an unexpected announcement of clemency on a jailbreak day for many last week that also included the so-called “junk bond king” Michael Milken and former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik.”
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