Wednesday, November 19, 2008

So Long, Ted. We’ll Miss You.

So convicted felon Sen. Ted Stevens lost his re-election bid.

After three months of Sarah Palin, it’s comforting to know there are some 3,000 more Alaskans who felt he shouldn’t be serving in the Senate and Leavenworth at the same time than there are those who didn’t see a problem with him being found guilty of seven federal felony offenses.

Washington’s Prime Purveyor of Pork is leaving town not just in disgrace but defeat. Still, in a perverse way, it’s a shame that the man who single-handedly provided Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jay Leno, David Letterman and countless other comics with reams of hilarious material is going to fade from view.

But at least we’ll be able to keep in touch with Stevens thanks to the series of big tubes on the internets (which is not a big truck you just dump stuff on).

So long, Ted. We’ll miss you. Do you need help packing and moving?

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