The Time Is Now: Mike Ditka For Senate (or Governor)

An open Senate seat that has been up for sale, a governor that's going to the clink. Who can rescue Illinois from this political abyss. Who else but "Iron" Mike Ditka! After all, he was supposed to run for the Senate against the no-name Obama but bailed. As John Brodigan says, "you owe us."

It'll never happen, though. Ditka just has too short of a fuse for politics, but hell, in this political environment anything is possible. It's like a sitcom.