Catnip for conservative bloggers. “The driver exited the vehicle and he was observed to be staggering,” relays Drudge, who has the siren up. The boss is monitoring developments closely. The jokes have already begun.

Allegedly, he told the cops he was late for a vote — at a quarter to three in the morning.

I’m woozy from the comic possibilities.

Update: One angle left thus far unexplored: why is our so-called media covering this story instead of Stephen Colbert?

The blackout must end, my friends.

Update: Hot Air affiliate Expose the Left has video of Roll Call reporter John McArdle on Hardball discussing Kennedy’s accident.

Update: Michelle has a copy of the police report from the accident. Not this accident; the one he was in two weeks ago.

Update: Kennedy responds, says he wasn’t drunk, just doped up on prescription drugs. Whew!