Annex Illinois?

I recommend a humorous columnby a Chicago Tribune columnist, found by Todd Dorman – an often-humorous columnist for The Cedar Rapids GazetteFollow the link on Todd's blog.

The Trib's Steve Chapman argues Iowa should annex Illinois to clean the place up, politically.  Here are a few tantalizing sentences:

"Iowa political scandal" is an oxymoron. The worst one you've had recently was when the governor's wife was seen smoking in a state vehicle. Imagine that! In Illinois, we're happy if the governor's wife is not caught using a state vehicle as a getaway car in a bank robbery.

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About O.Kay Henderson

O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.