“I have traveled the state, talked to Republican leaders and officeholders and my supporters, and I have carefully examined public opinion,” he said. “It has become clear to me that the stimulus vote caused a schism, which makes our differences irreconcilable. On this state of the record, I am unwilling to have my 29-year Senate record judged by the Pennsylvania Republican primary electorate. I have not represented the Republican Party. I have represented the people of Pennsylvania.”It's clear he's doing this bceause of the polls, to save his seat, as the only way he believes he'll be re-elected.
To uphold the ideals of the Republican party or more conservative voters and then switch parties to join the most left-leaning party of the 21st century led by a borderline-socialist president is absolutely appalling. It speaks to Specter's spinelessness and selfishness. He is in no way representing the people of Pennsylvania with his flip-flop, nor is he a man we should desire in the Senate to make and form our laws.
And a beaming Obama?
"Arlen Specter is one tough hombre," Obama said during a morning news conference Wednesday inside the White House.Save it.