Potato Fact #222

Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested on Dec. 9, 2008 (a day before his birthday) for attempting to sell Obama’s U.S. Senate seat, among other crimes. When asked five years later what he was up to in prison, Blagojevich’s defense attorney told the press: “They’ve got him working in the kitchen peeling potatoes just like I did in the Army!”