Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree admits he contacted the Elbert County Sheriff about a speeding ticket received by one of Acree’s subordinates, but Acree says he was not trying to act unethically.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
Just when you thought the wacky and wild story of Rod Blagojevich couldn’t get any weirder, the man raises the bar of his own potential lunacy.
Convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich stepped off a plane in Colorado on Thursday and headed to a federal prison to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption, the latest chapter in the downfall of a charismatic politician that seemed more like a bizarre reality TV show than a legal battle.