Patti On Email List: Nuh-Uh; CIL: Yeah-Huh
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Sep 18, 2009 4:40PM
Patti Blagojevich responded yesterday to accusations she swiped an email list of donors from the Christian Industrial League, the charity job she was fired from earlier this year, and used the list to promote husband Rod's new book. Patti's defense? The list was her list to begin with. In an interview with the Sun-Times, Patti said, "The galling thing about this is before I got to CCIL -- there was no e-mail list. They had no e-mail outreach at all. I dumped all my contacts of all my friends...Their list is my list." CIL Director of Strategy Rick Roberts, who made the original accusation, fired back at Patti's claim, saying, "We're a century-old organization. To say there was no contact list is absolutely ludicrous." Roberts added, "The league realizes clearly -- clearly -- it made a mistake hiring Patti." YA BURNT!