Ed Brayton wrote,
Rod Blagojevich was sentenced on Wednesday to 14 years in prison after being found guilty of 18 charges of corruption, including trying to sell Obama’s Senate seat after he was elected president. That’ll teach him. We don’t tolerate that kind of thing in this country. If you want to sell a Senate seat in America, you have to actually be a candidate for the position. Then you can sell your vote all you want.