Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Taking out the trash

WASHINGTON (AP) - Veteran Republican Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania abruptly switched parties Tuesday, a move intended to boost his re-election chances that also pushed Democrats within one seat of a 60-vote filibuster-resistant majority.

"I now find my political philosophy more in line with Democrats than Republicans," Specter said in a statement posted on a Web site devoted to Pennsylvania politics and confirmed by his office. Several Senate officials said a formal announcement was expected at mid-afternoon.

So the wretched old left-wing scumbag finally made official what has been obvious for decades. He is a Democrat.

Good fraking riddance. The GOP does not - and never has - needed trash like this.

Now if we could only get John "Judas" McCain and his detestable little butt-boy Lindsay Graham to follow Specter.

And another positive development:

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said, "Let's be honest: Senator Specter didn't leave the GOP based on principles of any kind. He left to further his personal political interests because he knew that he was going to lose a Republican primary due to his left-wing voting record. Republicans look forward to beating Senator Specter in 2010, assuming the Democrats don't do it first."

The Republican party finally has a national chairman who will stand up and tell the truth.

Good for you Mr. Steele. Keep telling it like it is and in 2010 we'll have the House and Senate back and in 2010 we'll be saying "President Palin".