Wow. Now Britain’s top cop has resigned, taking what’s probably a well-deserved fall for a police force embroiled in bribery and propaganda scandals over the News Of The World phone hacking scandal. Also, former NotW editor Rebekah Brooks was arrested today.

If you’re tired of links to The Guardian, you can read a Canadian Press story here. And for anyone who’s brain is blown by the staggering scope of this story, here’s a terrific summary.

I think this is the biggest media scandal of my 40-something lifetime, unless I’m forgetting something huge. Will it take down Rupert Murdoch? I hope so. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.