As anyone who reads this blog knows, I am not a supporter of Obama and his proposed policies but I am having a hard time figuring out why the media, conservatives in general, Republicans and people who didn't vote for him are seemingly rejoicing in the recent events of the Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and that their may or may not be a connection with the President elect.... I guess to quote Blagojevich, "It has value" and we all want to get paid, which is a sad reflection on where our society is going. We should never be happy when there is corruption in our government(nor should we justify it) since we, the American People, are the one's who ultimately pay for that corruption regardless on who commits it. It seems that ever since Nixon (and probably before) that each of the two major political party would rather find dirt on the other instead of fostering their ideas of a better government for America....any linking of Obama to Blagojevich at this point, with no evidence to that effect, seems childish (as does defending Obama which in itself concedes some amount of guilt that just isn't there at this point)and "jumping the shark" on any action that guilt would cause Obama. At some point, we as voter and people, need to stop this pettiness that has overtaken politics and vote in leaders that put our interests in front of their interest, their party's interest and trying to make themselves look good by making the other party look bad instead of actually doing some real work for their constituents. Where there is smoke there usually is fire but sometimes it's just smoke. We need to rid ourselves of government corruption not just government corruption of the opposing party. As I always have said, I want a true conservative leader (e.g. Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling)because I believe in conservatives principles (see what is a contemporary conservative post)not a party line politician no matter what party they belong too.