John Kass: Donald Trump, Rod Blagojevich and the cost of corruption
Excerpt: But left out of all this are the people who bear the true cost of political corruption. They don’t have spinners, or spouses like Patti Blagojevich who can show up on Fox News, on Trump’s favorite programs, and appeal directly to the president. Political corruption and the excusing of it through presidential pardon (Trump) or through intrigue, as in a 40-minute private meeting on an airport tarmac (Clinton), has a cost. It’s not about money. It’s about infection.