Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Longtime GOP Sen. Arlen Specter becomes Democrat

April 28, 2009

The story

Veteran Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter told colleagues Tuesday that he switched from the Republican to the Democratic Party, Sen. Harry Reid says.

The Specter party switch would give Democrats a filibuster-proof Senate majority of 60 seats if Al Franken holds his current lead in the disputed Minnesota Senate race.

"Since my election in 1980, as part of the Reagan Big Tent, the Republican Party has moved far to the right," Specter said in a statement posted by his office on PoliticsPA.com.

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Faux News seems to be excited about Spectrum's defection also, like they don't know whether to poo poo or go blind....heehehehehehehehe

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  1. Well, FUX Noise is playing to their base, so no surprise there.

    Oh well, politics is politics. Specter's looking out for his own hide IMHO, but more's the merrier!

  2. Yep, Spectrum has attributes similar to Lieberweinerman, but a little more stealthy...G: