If so, he just easily became my favorite politician. Yes, surpassing Barack. The update section of the above link quotes a source close to Emanuel stating the story isn’t true and is the result of overzealous reporting. Call me overzealous.
Blogger fails to note everyone knew in October (or before – like, February 6th) that Obama was going to beat mccain, Rahm would be the Chief of Staff, and Blagojevich had a Sentate seat he could sell. This said, I can only hope that Blago mentioned to Rahm that the Senate seat was for sale in early October and the ball rolled from there.