. . . is that Obama apparently didn't have a problem with the prospect of Blago appointing Jesse Jackson Jr to the Senate. From the report:

After Ms. Jarrett removed herself from consideration, Mr. Emanuel – with the authorization of the President-Elect – gave Mr. Harris the names of four individuals whom the President-Elect considered to be highly qualified: Dan Hynes, Tammy Duckworth, Congresswoman Schakowsky and Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.


--Jason Zengerle