Former Advisor: Blago's Rudeness Legendary, Unlimited

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:26 am March 16, 2009

Rod Blagojevich’s feet are about to get held to the fire (again) in a new book that paints the ousted Illinois governor as an ego-driven liar who kept his staff in the dark, cursed the press and was so inconsiderate, he showed up late to a state funeral.

In “Pay to Play,” out next month from publisher Ivan R. Dee, a former senior adviser tells author Elizabeth Brackett that when Blagojevich was quizzed by reporters for taking a state plane daily during legislative sessions between Springfield and Chicago at $5,800 per round trip, he fumed, “[Bleep] it, [bleep] them. It comes with the job.”

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