A Very Special Episode, Featuring Dave Chappelle, of the Unfolding Rep. Jefferson Scandal…


So embattled, scandal-plagued Rep. William Jefferson (D-La.) is feeling the love of congressional Republicans who are all a-titter over what The Hill calls the "the first-time-ever search of a sitting congressman's office."

Here's a long story about it and the possible separation of powers issues that it raises (or not), which are serious and important. And then there's improbable cameo during a press conference by Jefferson:

In a surreal moment at Jefferson's news conference, entertainer Dave Chappelle wandered through, having just come from Wright Patman Congressional Federal Credit Union, where he does his banking. The comedian signed a few autographs before moving on.

End times? Or just good times? It's tough to tell anymore. More here.