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Governor Blagojevich Angers, Frightens Prop Townspeople

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 9, 2009 9:50PM


The first person that came through the door at the Governor's press conference wasn't Blago, but rather a man in a wheelchair. He was the first of several "ordinary" citizens that stood beside the Governor as he gave his impassioned, defiant, and arrogant speech. But what did these Citizen Props think of the Governor?

  1. This man is very angry. Whether it's because he was napping in his office (as we would have been) or because the Governor is just plain pissing him off is unclear. But what is clear is that he isn't having any of Blago's bull.
  2. This man is terrified. Mostly because he is the first line of defense. There is nothing else between him and Blago. We would wet ourselves if we were that close to The Hair.
  3. Clearly, Blago possesses powers beyond our comprehension. He appears to have used the Force, a la Darth Vader, to incapacitate this toddler. While she dreams of unicorns and gumdrops, Blago is free to go about his scheme.

Update: The always stellar Best Week Ever has a pretty funny breakdown of their own.

Original Photo - Tannen Maury/European Pressphoto Agency