Library job hunt includes wrinkle

Here\’s a Funny One from The Chicago Tribune on Gov. George Ryan and his big ideas for the state\’s new Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum.

Ryan has publicly declared his own controversial chief of staff \”eminently qualified\” for the job of head o\’ the library. He said the library \”will produce world-class scholarship if and only if it is run like a world-class institution. The director of a library or research center such as this will not have much time to engage in scholarly pursuits.\”

And you thought politicians in this country were all a bunch of crooks still…