On October 27, Senator Ted Stevens was convicted of seven felonies; he was found guilty of taking unreported gifts from people who very likely had interests in legislation. That is, of corruption.
Today this longest sitting Senator returned to his home state of Alaska to campaign for re-election. Though the polls don't favor him winning, he still has his enthusiasts. An Alaskan sent along this picture of die-hard Stevens fans.
She writes: "I love Alaska and I love living here but these people ... make me wonder if there isn't damage occuring when our brains are exposed to extreme cold and dry air . . ."