Blago compares arrest to Pearl Harbor

The Illinois governor needs to get out of the statehouse and into treatment.


Thomas Schaller
January 24, 2009 1:29AM (UTC)

Oh, boy: During an interview with the Associated Press, embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich -- and "embattled" is practically his permanent salutation, displacing "the honorable" -- actually compared his arrest to the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

This guy is really, really delusional. Totally losing it . . . and I'm not talking about the governorship.

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Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the author of "Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." Follow him @schaller67.

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