"I woke up this morning to discover . . . the million dollars went to the wrong place; not to the church community, as it was intended to go. And so we're here to make that right," said (Illinois Governor Rod) Blagojevich, who canceled other plans Monday to confront the embarrassing disclosure.
Blagojevich managed to capsulize most of his shortcomings in one episode.
"This really takes the cake. Of all the dumb things the governor has done, this one has to be way up there," said Rep. Jack Franks (D-Woodstock), who intends to seek hearings on the matter before a House panel he chairs. "The man has to be stopped."
The intrigue over where the first $1 million went continues.