After being tainted with the Blago saga Jesse Jackson Jr. is starting to raise money for his next run for congress.......or maybe even the senate? Who knows. I hope he can rebound from being found guilty right away by the media before the facts even came out.
I have said before I believe Jackson Jr. is a good guy and I even worked with him briefly on some home purchases. Hopefully his work can stand for itself, and he can continue to serve the people of Illinois:
Less than two months after becoming embroiled in the scandal that brought down Gov. Rod Blagojevich for allegedly trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is resurfacing. And he's looking for money.
Jackson's campaign fund announced a fundraiser as part of an annual roast in which comedians and pols are expected to jokingly excoriate the South Side congressman. The campaign described the event as a "RO@$t."
Given the prominent use of a dollar sign, it's plausible that at least a few of the roasters will try to make light of the fact that Jackson (D-Chicago) was identified by numerous media outlets, including the Tribune, as "Senate Candidate 5," a significant character in the criminal charges brought against Blagojevich.
After Blagojevich's criminal complaint was.......