I wish there was something to talk about today when NPR's Talk of the Nation hosts the Political Junkie segment. There's just not that much going on.
Well, I guess we could talk about the astonishing story that keeps getting better in Illinois. Or maybe speculate about Caroline Kennedy and that other open Senate seat, in New York. Say, how about the surprise defeat in Louisiana of William Jefferson? Or the Democratic pickup in Ohio?
Will Rod Blagojevich join Arizona's Evan Mecham on the list of impeached governors?
And there will be a call-out to you. What about corruption in your state? Talk about some memorable scandals? Has your faith in politics/politicians changed because of l'affaire Blagojevich?
Remember, the Political Junkie segment airs every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Talk of the Nation, NPR's call-in program, where you can often, but not always, find interesting conversation, useless trivia questions and sparkling jokes.
And remember, if your local NPR station doesn't carry TOTN, you can hear the program on the Web or on HD radio. And if you are a subscriber to XM/Sirius radio, you can find the show there as well (siriusly).