Dimmest bulb for Jan. 6: U.S. Sen Mike Crapo, R-Idaho

Dim Bulb,Mike Crapo

Who: Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho

What: Crapo pleaded Friday to a drunken driving charge after he ran a red light with a blood-alcohol level of 0.11.

Why It's Dim: Aside from the danger he posed to others on the road, Crapo has made himself a less effective representative for Idaho.

Cure: Don’t drink and drive, and also bear in mind your responsibilities to others before you get behind the wheel.

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