[ROD BLAGOJEVICH goes to the phone. In the wire-tapping van, BILL scrambles to press record.]
You have reached
DEPUTY GOVERNOR A.:
Those Tribune scumbags
Should sleep with the fishes.
What do you propose?
Harming the writers who compose
The paper’s editorials?
That’s far too dictatorial…
[PATRICIA BLAGOJEVICH grabs the phone from her husband’s hands.]…
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.