By Steve Aschburner | Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008
Growing up in Chicago and Cook County in the 1960s and '70s, I saw the Gov. Blagojevich sort
of charges firsthand: a crooked lieutenant governor, the dubious awarding of a
snowplowing contract, blatant bribes and other assorted forms of corruption.
Such events were the familiar scenes and soundtrack of a boy's life, almost as good in
entertainment value as the city's sports teams.
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