For those of you who a) know who Ted Stevens is, and b) hate his guts, your moment of bliss has arrived. They're finally indicting this incredible douchebag.
This is pretty good news for the Democrats. Stevens--who is currently the longest-serving Republican in the Senate--is up for reelection this year, and I have a feeling his support is going dry up pretty quickly.
For McCain, this may be a good opportunity to show his independent streak. He's been a strong critic of Stevens in the past, frequently invoking the "Bridge to Nowhere" as an example of the wasteful pork that now dominates discretionary spending.
Anyway, the next few days should be interesting . . . .
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