“Getting Robbed” Has Additional Meaning Today

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The Wall Street Journal has the full story and multimedia treatment on ousted Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich.
But this is the thing I find intriguing. He used his office improperly. But how common is this “crime” in corporate environments? That it’s common doesn’t make it right, but will you agree that it’s all too common?
What shocked me in Blagojevich’s case was the outrage from pundits. Getting caught on tape, maybe that’s sensational and different, but trading favors behind closed doors, not so much.

About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today, I'm the founder and creative director at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon. We bring integrated marketing solutions to our clients in healthcare, human services, real estate, fashion, outdoor recreation, and food and beverage.