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* Blagojevich to America: THIS IS NOT A TOUPEE. America to Blagojevich: PERHAPS YOU ARE CRAZIER THAN WE THOUGHT.

* He's not going anywhere, but he might let us choose Obama's replacement (and pay for it). The weather has responded appropriately.

* SNL's take is okay, but the burns about his hair are pretty good ("you have a proceeding hairline").

* Scare quotes of the day.

* A good reminder of Patti Blagojevich's role in the long-term saga.

Update: The first two paragraphs of the NYT's piece yesterday are priceless. I loved this part: "cursing and erupting in fury for failings as mundane as neglecting to have at hand at all times his preferred black Paul Mitchell hairbrush. He calls the brush 'the football,' an allusion to the 'nuclear football,' or the bomb codes never to be out of reach of a president."

He must be devastated, then, by the fact that his hair is a national joke.

Also:

"eloquently recite historical anecdotes from the lives of the leaders he says he most admires — Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Robert F. Kennedy, Alexander Hamilton, Ronald Reagan."

I guess he saves Patton for sports reporters.

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