Ted Stevens Indicted, Not as Funny as a Series of Tubes

Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), he of the “a series of tubes” fame, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for making false statements in connection with a federal corruption investigation.

It’s funny, because this morning I attended a nomination hearing in the Senate Commerce committee, considering the nomination of John Hewko to the Assistant Secretary of Aviation and International Aviation at the Department of Transportation. There were only two members present: Ted Stevens and Daniel Inouye.

If the series-of-tubes moment wasn’t obvious enough, I clearly saw that Ted Stevens has done lost his fucking mind. The man is senile: he stutters, goes on and on, jumps into random tangents that have nothing to do with the nomination hearing, and talks about Alaska way too much.

So if Ted Stevens is found to be criminally guilty, or if he loses his re-election, his legacy will be a federal grand jury indictment and an Internet phenomenon for the ages. So here it is, a moment to remember:

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