He’s out of the Chicago Democratic political machine and he was an eager Clinton mouthpiece.
Does he still get the benefit of the doubt in this Blagojevich pay-to-play for Obama’s vacant Senate seat?
Basic fairness says he does get the benefit of the doubt. But basic fairness toward Emanuel should run about as long as basic fairness from Emanuel.
I’m not eager to see him hang, but I could be. I think that beneath that greasy exterior lies a heart of lead. I might be wrong.
But did he rush to clear his name? Or does it seem more like he’s angling in the shadows to put hard spin on it?