On behalf of my Nats-loving friend Hal, Hallalelujah.
As a baseball fan who was disgusted by watching the circus in DC, Hallelujah.
As a Phillies fan who looked forward to feasting on the Nats 18 or so times a year, I say "ah, crud."
And while Bowden may proclaim himself innocent of any and all charges related to the Dominican bonus-skimming scandal that got Jose Rijo fired, that doesn't mean he can refute the charges of being a terrible GM. Whoever takes over - LaCava, Rizzo, the resurrected Paul DePodesta (hey, a geek can dream) will almost have to do better, just because the bar has been set so low.