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"Bleeping" ringtone #Blagojevich juror is on jury -- so far

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Reporting with Lark Turner

The man who said he downloaded "bleepin'" Blagojevich ringtones to his phone has made the first cut onto Rod Blagojevich's jury.

Lawyers for the former governor oppose the man, who used to be the spokesman for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce.

"He is so connected to the political world...he knows inside stories or claims to know inside stories," said Blagojevich attorney Aaron Goldstein. The man's ability to be fair: "It's almost a psychological impossibility."
Goldstein said the man also wrote on his juror questionnaire: "I believe he is guilty."

U.S. District Judge James Zagel disagreed, saying putting previous opinions aside would be: "Not terribly difficult for someone who has the jobs he's had," Zagel said. "I think he's got nobody he's still loyal to."

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Zagel is starting to look as corrupt as the U.S. Attorney's office...Blago would be better off to just come clean publicly, outing everybody...he has to face the fact that this case is more about protecting Obama than prosecuting him and Obama will NEVER pardon him....

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