Wednesday, April 26, 2006

“I don't believe in guilt by association”

Rod Blagojevich is running “guilt by association” ads linking Judy Baar Topinka to George W. Bush and now, George Ryan.

Here's what the governor said a few short weeks ago:

Asked about the controversy, Blagojevich said Muhammad is not responsible for any racist remarks Farrakhan has made. “I do not believe in guilt by association,” the Democratic governor said.

And, his senior advisor four years ago:

Guilt by association is a bad campaign tactic, and what's good for the goose is good for the gander,” said David Wilhelm, a senior Blagojevich adviser.

Maybe lobbyist-bond expert Doug Scofield can explain the sudden change in position.

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