What`s All The Fuss About the Old Fuddy-Duddy Arlen Specter?
April 30, 2009, 12:49 AM
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There’s plenty of buzz from the mainstream media about Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter’s so called defection from the Republican to the Democratic Party.

But in the VDARE.COM breakroom, the consensus is �who cares?� Specter has been officially and unofficially a Democrat all his life, dating back to his early political career as Philadelphia’s District Attorney.

More recently as a RINO, Specter has consistently voted with the Democrats on passing an amnesty and issuing more non-immigrant visas.

Whichever party he represents, Specter will face a tough re-election bid. Here in Pittsburgh, the Post-Gazette ran an unofficial poll asking readers if they thought Specter made the right or choice by switching or if he should retire. By nearly a 2-1 margin, readers wanted the fossilized Specter to retire.

Specter’s political future is just as tenuous as a Democrat as it was as a Republican