Markets in everything

What is one to say about the fact that the governor of Illinois conspired to sell off Obama's Senate seat?  One's tempted to say "throw the bums out", but his predecessor also left office under the corruption cloud.  Who's left?  What the hell is wrong with Illinois?

On a more serious note, now what happens to the Obama succession?  I think it's safe to say it will be under a lot of scrutiny.  I presume Blagojevich was turned in by the low bidder.