Blagojevich Refuses to Step Down

I don’t get it.


If you’re arrested by the Fibbies, and you’re caught dead to rights on tape trying to shakedown the incoming President of the United States for fun and profit; annnnd, you’re an elected official who’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, you’re supposed to step down before you get forced out of office.

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich doesn’t seem to GET IT:

CHICAGO – 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:

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