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October 10, 2016

Top Fermentation - October 2016

Alert readers (ARs) of a certain age undoubtedly remember Vice President Spiro Agnew, who was renowned for his alliterative insults, such as  “nattering nabobs of negativism” and “hopeless, hysterical hypochondriacs of history.”  In 1973 he became the first and only vice president in U.S. history to resign from office because of criminal charges.  He had previously served as governor of Maryland and was succeeded in that office by Marvin Mandel, who was himself convicted of mail fraud and racketeering. It all goes to show that  Illinois isn’t the only state in which corruption in the governor’s office is bipartisan.

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