Now that the Congressional hearing for Ted Olson’s nomination as Solicitor General has started, Salon has opened the floodgates on Olson’s history of scandalous and possibly illegal behavior. Who knew that Olson himself was investigated by an independent counsel for charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, long before he spent millions of dolloars of Richard Mellon Scaife’s money trying to pin the same charges on President Clinton?