Ever since the Blagojevich scandal broke, Whet and Miner and Ben and Mick have gotten most of the red meat. No surprise there. But every so often an opportunity presents itself to approach the big political story of the day through music. 

In this case, the opportunity comes from Bird Names front man David Lineal, who’s written and recorded an album about the strange connection he feels to our possibly felonious governor. You can download the music for free from the band’s site; our story about the album, by Lineal’s former bandmate Liam Warfield, is here.