First, corrupt Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was narrowly taken out in his umpteenth re-election bid. More recently, corrupt Louisiana Rep. William Jefferson was ousted in Saturday’s run-off election. Let me say these are both very small but genuinely promising signs for the health of the Republic – as it were.
A first-generation Vietnamese-American lawyer and political novice, Republican Anh “Joseph” Cao, defeated lifetime pol and Democrat incumbent Jefferson in a heavily Democratic district. Michelle Malkin has more.
Cheery thoughts for a Monday in December, in which the world of politics further drifts into the background, though hopefully not beneath too much snow here on Colorado’s Front Range.