As the four-team playoff is now squarely in the cross-hairs for college football, there comes much rejoicing from fans and media. Self-aggrandizing for tearing down the tyranny of the BCS. Dancing in the streets because, as we all know, a playoff fixes everything. Except it doesn't. While Ted Miller of ESPN looks at the behind-the-scenes controversy in creating the four-team event, the real issues with this playoff lay in the public arena—the same public arena that turned their back on the BCS.