The Senate just voted 66-32 to start debate on the START treaty, which would fulfill a long-held dream of liberals and evil dictators everywhere – to eviscerate America’s missile defense systems.
Evan Bayh was absent during the vote; his vote will make it 67, exactly enough to ratify the treaty. The usual Republican suspects voted for START:
Of these, only Lugar, Brown, and Snowe could be primaried next year. As I’ve said before, I will personally donate $1,000 to any credible primary challenger against Lugar.