Watching how much Senator Arlen Specter (Opportunist-Pennsylvania) has had to contort himself into a card-carrying left-winger in order to please his new bosses in the Democratic Party so as to better win its nomination for next fall’s general election contest. He has flip-flopped on “card check” and now spouts the left-wing line on those speaking out against Obamacare (saying they don’t represent America) at town hall meetings across the Keystone State (even though this view flies in the face of reality).
Those who have taken the time to talk to people attending Pennsylvania town halls have found such protesters to be quite a diverse lot, mostly concerned citizens who came there on their own steam (and their own dime).
At an age when most men are content to retire from public life to devote themselves to their passions spend time with their families, Specter seems particularly desperate to stay in the Senate, as if his life’s meaning revolves around remaining in the public eye, even if the only interest he is advancing is stroking his own ego.
Given his swift shift to the far left these past few months, he seems to be saying in his desperation that he really needs this job, so what better theme song for his campaign that “I Hope I Get it” from A Chorus Line:
The primary difference is that many of these actor/dancer/singers believed in something beyond themselves.