Op/Ed writer, Frank Rich, identifies Blagojevich as small-time fraud compared to the stuff that went on in the White House of George W. Bush
by Charlie Leck
I’m tagging on another blog this morning just so I can urge you to read Frank Rich’s NY Times column of today. In Rich’s opinion, the Illinois political scandal is small-time stuff compared to the crap George W. Bush gave us over the last 8 years.
“If you want to trace the bipartisan roots of the morally bankrupt culture that has now found its culmination in our financial apocalypse, a good place to start is late 2001 and 2002, just as the White House contemplated inflating Saddam’s W.M.D. That’s when we learned about another scandal with cooked books, Enron. This was a supreme embarrassment for Bush, whose political career had been bankrolled by the Enron titan Kenneth Lay, or, as Bush nicknamed him back in Texas, ‘Kenny Boy'"