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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?

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Firedoglake.com. Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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