You'd think that being tied to convicted felon lobbyists would be political suicide in today's climate. And you'd certainly think that being a convicted felon yourself would be even worse. But in Alaska, there may be one sin that trumps both of those…
Being a Democrat.
What we're getting at is that somehow GOP Rep. Don Young (he of the Jack Abramoff affiliations) and Sen. Ted Stevens (he of the seven felony convictions) continue to lead in election returns as we approach 5 a.m. in the East.
What's wrong with Democrats, Alaska? Was the last one you sent to Washington such a disaster that you're now morally opposed to ever doing it again? Honestly, how bad could it have been under that last Democrat, who was… let's see here…
Alright, maybe you have a point there, Alaska.
Tags: Alaska, Don Young, Mike Gravel, Ted Stevens