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Adventures in Blago-sitting: Inherit The Windbag

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jan 25, 2009 8:20PM


AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

Tomorrow at high noon in Springfield, Governor Rod Blagojevich's impeachment trial will get underway but the Governor will be nowhere near the State Capitol. Instead, he'll be making the media rounds, hitting up talk shows, a move that cost him the services of superstar defense attorney Ed Genson. At least one local network (ABC 7) has said they'll stream the events in Springfield live tomorrow and suspect more will join. But what of the interviews? If you're close to a TV and what some unintentional comedy to get your week started, you can catch Blago on the following programs:

  • NBC Today Show (NBC) - 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Good Morning America (ABC) - 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • The View (ABC) - 10 a.m.
  • Larry King Live (CNN) - 8 p.m.

Blago already spoke to NBC's Today Show, which as noted will roll tomorrow, but NBC previewed a clip today in which he compares himself to...get ready...Nelson Mandela, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King. We shit you not.