There's been discussion about the wordpress.com Top Blogs, and how they promote the very popular VIP bloggers over Joe Average.
I think the solution is to get something like http://reddit.com where we can submit our blog stories and then the wordpress.com community can voted them up and down.
We can request our own little area on reddit.com here:
If you think this is a good idea, please support it by creating an account on reddit and voting up this idea:
(You can read more about this idea here: http://engtech.wordpress.com/2006/10/11/wordpresscom-needs-a-community-blog-post-voting/ )