Blagojevich knew what Obama was...

…so they were just haggling price.

I read the full indictment and was struck that there seemingly was no doubt in Blagojevich’s mind that Obama would make a payoff to get his staffer the Senate seat – after all that is the Chicago way.  The only thing Blagojevich and his staff were worrying about was coming up with a scheme that would provide cover for Obama if questions were asked.