Rockford has come a long way since Money Magazine named it the worst city in America in which to live (the same year it rated Madison as #1). Now it has a hip new cache as a place of refuge for politicians on the lam. Their convention & visitors bureau put together this video, which puts a positive spin on the city's attractions (although Mrs. Rick Nielsen probably didn't appreciate the disparaging comments about her cooking).
The Daily Show sent John Oliver to Rockford for a bit that aired last night (it appears that no camels were harmed in the making of this video):
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