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Tuesday, January 11, 2005

And You Thought Crime Didn't Pay

Onward & upward: not satisfied with merely overseeing a completely compromised election and promising to deliver the state of Ohio to George Bush, Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell has announced he is now running for governor. Toward that end, he has sent out a fund-raising letter, saying "corporate and personal checks are welcome." Trouble is, corporate donations are illegal in Ohio. But how would Blackwell be expected to know something like that? Oh, maybe because he's the friggin' state official in charge of elections?