Blagojevich's Poetry Obsession Explained

It wasn't in the library but rather while watching football as a teenager that embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich first heard the Rudyard Kipling poem he has publicly quoted ever since he was arrested last month and accused of attempting to sell the Senate seat vacated by President Obama. Blagojevich concluded his first press conference Dec. 19, 10 days after he was indicted, by reciting the first verse of Kipling's "If," which is about perseverance in the face of opposition, to...Full Story
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