Updated 02/27/13 – 11:47 a.m.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is reportedly writing a memoir in an effort to clean up his image, but the publicist who helped another disgraced Illinois politician get a book deal said Jackson’s book could be a tough sell.READ MORE: New Executive Order Gives More Access To Victims In Alleged Police Misconduct Cases In Chicago
“Had he not been accused of a crime, and now … pled guilty to a crime, there might have been a market for a book from him. But now he’s tainted. It’s going to be tough,” said publicist Glenn Selig, who helped former Gov. Rod Blagojevich get his book The Governor published before he was convicted of corruption charges.