Blagojevich Refuses to Step Down
I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t get it.
If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re arrested by the Fibbies, and youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re caught dead to rights on tape trying to shakedown the incoming President of the United States for fun and profit; annnnd, youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re an elected official whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢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, youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re supposed to step down before you get forced out of office.
Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t seem to GET IT:
CHICAGO Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 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: