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Governor Rod Blagojevich, Obama, Chicago Tribune, January 2, 2009, John Kass, Continuing to unwrap the gift of the governor, Chicago politics, Daley machine, Obama’s senate seat, Roland Burris

The Chicago Tribune, in spite of endorsing Barack Obama, has allowed fairly extensive coverage of Obama’s ties to corruption in Chicago and Illinois. John Kass has written some frank articles about Obama’s connections. Consider this article by Kass dated January 2, 2009. “OK, Kass, what are you paying Gov. Rod Blagojevich to give you material for your columns? Or is he the gift that keeps on giving? —Sue S. Dear Sue: As our esteemed governor has famously said, this thing is “bleeping golden.” But the Illinois political freak show isRead More