While the Associated Press has run an investigative piece into the flowers and zoning exceptions Republican veep nominee Sarah Palin received as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, the press hasn't done nearly enough digging into Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaProgressive activist: Democratic nominee will 'need to ride a little bit to the center' Progressive activist: Democratic nominee will 'need to ride a little bit to the center' Juan Williams: Trump's incredible shrinking GOP MORE's ties to a convicted felon, Tony Rezko, or his $100,000 earmark for a former aide, writes Mark Hemingway. Conservatives should back the bailout bill since Rep. Eric CantorEric Ivan CantorGOP faces tough battle to become 'party of health care' 737 crisis tests Boeing's clout in Washington House Republicans find silver lining in minority MORE (R-Va.) and the rest of the House GOP were able to forced negotiators to at least re-craft the measure, writes Jack Fowler.