It’s getting to be a routine. The obvious choice getting second or third place in a contest that is more political than based on talent. Crystal Bowersox, Was a serious contender from early in the competition. I would have waited impatiently for her CD to come out. The guy who won, I can’t even remember his name, I will never pay money to hear. If it is not about giving a boost to the best talent, what is it about? It’s like a world cup soccer match that is lost on a bad call by the referee. It leaves a bad taste in your mouth. What a waste of time.