From the SouthtownStar:
BY PHIL KADNER
No way, no how was Gov. Rod Blagojevich ever going to appoint U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. to Barack Obama's old Senate seat.
That's what Robert Blagojevich, the brother of the former governor, said over and over again as the defense opened its case Monday in the federal corruption trial of the Blagojevich brothers.
What did Robert think of Jackson?
"He's a f....ing articulate incompetent," he says on a federal wiretap.