The Ten Most Corrupt Illinois Politicians of All Time [LIST]
I suppose if you're going to make a list of corrupt politicians, Illinois is a good place to start. After all, four of our past nine governors have ended up in prison. In fact, it became a stump speech joke for Governor-Elect Bruce Rauner. He told the story of gathering the family around the table to announce his bid for the top job in the state. One of his daughters begged him not to run. Why? "Because I don't want you to go to prison!"
The folks at Thrillist have ranked those Illinois public servants who have found themselves on the wrong side of prison bars. They are listed based on their "overall brazenness and total prison term."
Who's on the list? Well, there's this guy:
And of course this guy:
And don't forget about this guy!
But who ended up at number one? You'll have to head over to Thrillist to find out. I hope they've kept the page open for updates. You never know when someone else might be indicted.