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In 2006, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was busy supporting the reproductive rights of women in his state and sitting down for mock interviews with Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. Now, Blagojevich is all, “oopsie-daisies, I engineered a pay-for-play move to auction off Barack Obama‘s vacant senate seat to the highest-bidding douchebag . . . but what if it is I who is the highest-bidding douchebag.” Who’s laughing now, Blagojevich? Well, I guess The Daily Show is still laughing. Come, gentle reader, and take a trip through the annals of time to a year when Blagojevich was merely an unsuspecting douchebag, and not a totally universally fucked one.