April 28, 2009
Arlen Specter becomes a Democrat. Na, na, na, na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye.
UPDATE: Suckas! He’s your problem now. Writes Allah:
TNR asks a good question: How exactly do the Democrats benefit from having Specter switch? With Toomey sure to beat him in a GOP primary, they could have handpicked any centrist Pennsylvania Democrat they like for the general and stood an odds-on shot of winning the seat. Instead, they let Specter switch for the most cynical, opportunistic reasons, a fact that’ll weigh on some Democrats next year.