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Fool Me Once, Shame On You. Fool Us Many Times, Thus Abusing Our Faith in Government...Shame on You, But a Lot More This Time

By Margaret Lyons in News on Dec 3, 2007 11:20PM


Looks like Blago's at it again. State legislative leaders are meeting again tomorrow to continue working on transit/casino/construction/dick-wagging, with the plan to head back to Springfield next week for--all together now--a special session. Maybe they could have a Very Special Session in which we learn about molestation or suicide or teen pregnancy.

Blagojevich met with three legislative bigwigs today, but Mike Madigan wasn't one of them. Schedulig conflicts, says Madigan's camp. Never RSVPed to the meeting, says Blagojevich's. Emil Jones, Tom Cross and Frank Watson met with the Governor this morning, and the Republicans met with Madigan across the street later today, too.

In other news from the Governor's office, there will be a special primary election on February 5 and a special general electtion March 8 to elect someone to replace Dennis Hastert. He also declared today University of Illinois Fighting Illini Day. Er...your card's in the mail.

Aww, look at all those Metra trains. Nick Suydam likes the winter light, and we agree.