Young Blago Juror: I May Become a Lobbyist

'I've seen all the money they make'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 18, 2010 1:33 PM CDT
Erik Sarnello, a juror in the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, talks to reporters inside his home in Itasca on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010.   (AP Photo/Lois Bernstein)

(Newser) – Any lessons to be learned from round one of the Blagojevich trial? Probably none better than this, as articulated by a college-age juror: "I might be a lobbyist after this," Erik Sarnello tells the Chicago Sun-Times (a line gleefully picked up by the Awl). "I've seen all the money they make.'' Beyond that, click through to the Sun-Times to read about the 14 days of deliberations, including the one holdout juror who apparently wasn't going to convict with anything short of a full confession.

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