Obama Worked to Distance Self From Blagojevich Early OnThe story's third graph continues:
Long before federal prosecutors charged Blagojevich with bribery this week, Obama had worked to distance himself from his home-state governor. The two men have not talked for more than a year, colleagues said, save for a requisite handshake at a funeral or public event.And note a similar NY Times headline this week:
Obama’s Effort on Ethics Bill Had Role in Governor’s FallAdd prescience to the list of messianic superpowers. Obama--is there anything he can't do?