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Blago Lands on His Feet

6:20 PM -- For those of you worried that public disgrace may have lost its allure in America, good news from PR News Channel:

    Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich today signed a six figure book deal with one of the largest independent book publishers in the U.S., the PR firm representing Blagojevich announced today...

    Phoenix Books is run by maverick publisher Michael Viner whose titles include books from celebrities like mega-rock star and businessman Gene Simmons and talk show host Larry King...
So, at least they're reputable.

    "The governor chose to go with a large independent company because he wanted to tell his story without any restrictions over content that might've come with a major publishing house," says Glenn Selig, Blagojevich's publicist and founder of The Publicity Agency. "He simply did not want to accept constraints or conditions on what he could say in this book."
So, they don't fact-check then.

— Larry, Attack Monkey, Light Reading

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