Blagojevich Refuses to Step Down
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I donâ€™t get it.
If youâ€™re arrested by the Fibbies, and youâ€™re caught dead to rights on tape trying to shakedown the incoming President of the United States for fun and profit; annnnd, youâ€™re an elected official whoâ€™s arrested by the Fibbies and caught on tape engaging in an attempted shakedown of the incoming President of the United States for fun and profit, youâ€™re supposed to step down before you get forced out of office.
Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich doesnâ€™t seem to GET IT:
CHICAGO â€“ His career in shreds, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich clung defiantly to power Wednesday, ignoring a call to step down from President-elect Barack Obama and a warning that Senate Democrats will not let him appoint a new senator from the state.
According to his handlers, if Blago resigns, it makes him look guilty: