Tuesday, 20 May 2008

Teddy Kennedy Update

Bringing me back down to earth from my formerly sunny outlook is the news that Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.

The tumor, on Kennedy's left parietal lobe, is known as a "malignant
glioma," according to his doctors, who did not give a long-term prognosis on
Kennedy's health and did not give details about the size or severity of this
tumor. This type of tumor is the most common among adults, and the survival
rates range from one to five years, depending on the severity of the

I can't think of much to say about this except how badly it sucks, and how VERY MUCH he deserves to stay healthy long enough to see Democrats take back the White House (and if you think this is an inappropriately partisan thing to say or think, than I suspect you don't really understand Ted Kennedy, whose blood runs blue in several ways).

We're thinking of you, Ted, and sending you good wishes. Lots.

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