by Art Smith
I am not surprised at the guilty verdict handed down against US Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) on seven counts of making false statements. And nor should anyone else. I stated earlier in the year that Alaskan Republicans needed to find another candidate, but they failed. It amazes me that people like Ted can imagine that they are not only above the law, but that in the midst of failure they should continue on with their struggle for power when they should be focusing on dealing with the issue at hand... planning a appeal. From The Hill:
The senator vowed to â€œfight this unjust verdict with every ounce of energy I haveâ€ and said he would return home to defend his seat.
â€œI am innocent. This verdict is[...]