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December 11th, 2008
06:58 PM ET

Beat 360° 12/11/08

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Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich leaves his home on December 11, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.

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soundoff (200 Responses)
  1. Judy

    The signs were all there.....Why couldn't we see them?

    December 11, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  2. Joe Carlson

    Hmmm...are they making a reference to my hair?

    December 11, 2008 at 7:41 pm |
  3. Kalon (pronounced like Palin) Haggith, Toronto

    Rat? More like a forgotten Beatle.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:40 pm |
  4. Chris (Aliso Viejo, CA)

    On the bright side, rats don't seem so bad anymore.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:40 pm |
  5. Rick Dover, NH

    At least the rat pictured on the left has an excuse-it was born a rat. The one on the right is self-made.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:40 pm |
  6. Mary - Hawaii

    Governor Rod did not heed the warning signs!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:40 pm |
  7. Judy

    I smell a (expletive) rat.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:39 pm |
  8. Judy

    My lips are sealed.........no, really, I can't pull my lips apart

    December 11, 2008 at 7:38 pm |
  9. Kalon (pronounced like Palin) Haggith, Toronto

    Wisconsin offers Illinois a wedge of cheese to bate and trap the largest rat in American history.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:38 pm |
  10. Rick Dover, NH

    Chicago rats come in all sizes.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:38 pm |
  11. Wyatt Knight - Rochester, NY

    Blagojevich ponders his fate..."And I would have gotten away with it, if it wasn't for those meddling kids!"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  12. James J. Fassler Mill Valley,Ca.

    Now I underestand what they mean by the term; Rat Race!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  13. Kevin Todd, Portland, Oregon

    So that is where he is getting the hair for his toupe!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  14. Stephen- Tucson, AZ

    You dirty rhhhhhaaaaaaatttttttt!!!!!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:37 pm |
  15. Mike in Ithaca, NY

    Sigh, I wonder what Alaska's like this time of year.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  16. Rick Dover, NH

    Governor Blogojevich poses next to his police mugshot.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  17. Penny, Germantown, Ohio

    Confucious say, "This is the truly the year of the rat."

    December 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  18. Sandra L. Reed Ohio

    I feel just like that rat, there's no place to hide. I'm a target everywhere.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  19. Wyatt Knight - Rochester, NY

    Nice before & after photo.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:36 pm |
  20. Julie Maniglia

    Governor Blagojevich announces an outbreak of bubonic plague in Illinois, which, in recent years, has been overrun with rats!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  21. Jenifer McKitrick, San Francisco

    I still can't figure out how they found me at home.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  22. Wyatt Knight - Rochester, NY

    Before...after.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  23. Peter Karavoulias

    He's got his mouth open, look mine is closed. I don't look anything like him!
    Stroudsburg, PA

    December 11, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  24. Wilma from Fullerton, CA

    Target aquired

    December 11, 2008 at 7:35 pm |
  25. Lanna from Sprinfield, Virginia

    That rare moment when fiction and reality come together

    December 11, 2008 at 7:34 pm |
  26. Laura Sellers, State College, PA

    Say "cheese!"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:34 pm |
  27. Sandy Pennsylvania

    No one wants to play with Rod anymore.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:33 pm |
  28. Jeff Baab

    Ironically, this photo embarrassed both Governor Rod Blagojevich and a local exterminating company.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  29. Allan (Eugene, OR)

    Some rats refuse to leave their own sinking ship.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:32 pm |
  30. Gordon Campbell

    Rat-ta-ta-ta, Rat-ta-ta-ta:
    The drumbeat of retreat for yet another Illinois governor.

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    December 11, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  31. Rebecca, Vancouver CA

    Illinois Governer Rod Blagojevich realizes too late that the city was actually more vigilant for rats than he thought.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  32. Kyle, DuPont WA

    "Damn, the wanted posters are out already".

    December 11, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  33. Orlando Balla

    Now is a good time to change into my (expletive) Superman suit and make this thing go away by flying around the Earth a thousand times..

    December 11, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  34. Penny, Germantown, Ohio

    Another sighting of the Rattus Illinoius Governus species!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:31 pm |
  35. Ron in Oakland, CA

    Governor Rod Blagojevich smiles after securing deal as rodent rights spokesperson.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  36. Kalon (pronounced like Palin) Haggith, Toronto

    "You dirty rat."

    December 11, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  37. Wayne Las Vegas, NV

    These guys live thru it and get fatter. This is Chicago, I can do it too!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:30 pm |
  38. Kev - New Jersey

    This cheese is caught in my teeth.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  39. Wyatt Knight - Rochester, NY

    Sadly, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich gets busted on charges that he conspired to sell President-elect Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat AND for having an odd name.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  40. Daryl D. Jones, Ph.D.; Memphis, Tennessee

    Why call me a rat, I'm not the one who snitched?

    December 11, 2008 at 7:29 pm |
  41. Greg Myers,Houston TX

    You dirty rat! You gave it to my brother.Well,you actually sold it to him for a hefty extortion price.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  42. Matt, VT

    "I wonder how much I can rent out Gov. a day for?"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  43. Derek - Naperville, IL

    In an effort to ramp-up the pest control problem, the Federal Government launches a new product: STING – "Brings rats out of hiding"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  44. Wayne from Fullerton, CA

    And once again..., the news writes itself.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  45. Reggie Toler Illinois

    Hmmm, maybe I should lower the reserve on Ebay for that senate seat.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  46. Judith Slidell,La.

    In response to the federal corruption probe,at last the real Alfred E. Newman,Governor Rod Blagojevich comes forward,stating "What? Me Worry?"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  47. Terri Whyte Oakville, Canada

    you ! you dirt y rats I'll "bleepin" get you. ... "Did I say that ?"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:28 pm |
  48. Kev - New Jersey

    What's with the Wanted Poster .... I'm out on bail!

    December 11, 2008 at 7:27 pm |
  49. Joanne in Ontario Canada

    Alright who "Ratted" me out.

    December 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm |
  50. Terri Whyte Oakville, Canada

    Get the hint ? Nobody wire taps me, or "my little friends"

    December 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm |
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