“I’m here to appeal to you, to your sense of fairness, your sense of responsibility, and to the truth,” Blagojevich said in a closing address that lasted less than an hour.I'd take the Gov more seriously if he, you know, actually tried to prove his innocence instead of simply declaring it to the world. Or at least apologize for having one of the worst haircuts ever.
It was the first time he had appeared at the impeachment trial, which began Monday.
“I’m asking you to acquit me and give me a chance to show my innocence,” he said. “And if you’re not comfortable with an acquittal, then extend this process, and get more evidence, if you can get it, to show that I did something wrong or give me a chance to bring my evidence in.”
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Hot Rod shows up to make one last pitch: