But in the VDARE.COM breakroom, the consensus is â€?who cares?â€? Specter has been officially and unofficially a Democrat all his life, dating back to his early political career as Philadelphiaâ€™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.
Specterâ€™s political future is just as tenuous as a Democrat as it was as a Republican