Arlen Specter Turns Into a Democrat
Conservatives have been hating on Specter for years. He wouldn't even join them in voting Bill Clinton guilty, nor support every dog-whistle talking-point they churned out of their policy shops. Now they've put one of their own up to challenge him in the next primary, and Specter has had enough.
First shrieks from the rightbloggers: "Well, it appears that the head of the Turncoat Caucus is finally making it official," says Michelle Malkin. "Turncoat!" agrees Political Debris. "I'm sorry the Reps don't adjust values to fit yours," tweets nathancoffey. "The world doesn't revolve around you!" Many more assuredly to follow -- especially when they figure out that with Franken that means 60 filibuster-bustin' votes. Image (cc) scriptingnews.