The point at which a boy becomes a man is usually that time when he gets himself into trouble that his parents cannot get him out of.
The point at which a man of the system tastes raw responsibility, and the accountability that comes with it, is when that system evaporates before his eyes.
“I had no contact with the governor or his office and so I was not aware of what was happening.” –44
“Obama Says He Had No Contact With Blagojevich on Senate Seat” -Bloomberg
That’s a really bad start Mr. President-elect. For future reference, absolutes on camera are to be avoided. The next decision is whether or not to retain the services of Mr. Fitzgerald in your Administration.
Strike, light, deep drag, hold, exhale. Deep drag, hold, exhale. Think. Think.
Smoking is outside Mr. President-elect, you can’t smoke in here.