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Posted on 09/28/2010 1:28:16 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Specter rages against 'extremists' in GOP
Republican-turned-Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania said Tuesday that the "nation's business is floundering" because moderate Republicans "have fallen like flies at the hands of extremists, calling Christine O'Donnell's primary victory in Delaware "stunning" and implying she is incompetent.
In an oddly timed and strongly-worded speech, Specter took aim at the Republican Party, which he claimed has "changed the most ideologically" and took not-so-veiled shots at colleague Jim DeMint, who has emerged as the champion of the conservative electorate.
"Within days of the start of the Obama administration, before the ink was dry on his oath of office, Republicans openly bragged about plans to 'break' him and engineer his 'Waterloo,'" Specter said. "Announcing that ideological purity was more important than obtaining a majority, the prevailing Republican motto was 'Wed rather have 30 Marco Rubios in the Senate than 50 Arlen Specters.'"
Both the comments about Obama's "Waterloo" and Marco Rubio, the conservative candidate who won the GOP nomination for Senate in Florida, were made by DeMint.
Specter who lost the Pennsylvania Democratic primary after switching parties last year also lamented the primary losses of Republicans Bob Bennett in Utah, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and established Congressman Mike Castle in Delaware.
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Specter, you’re a washed up old man that nobody cares about.
I hear nothing but the death rattle of a disgusting traitor.......
So . . . that would make Specter a fly. What kind of fly, I wonder? Bluebottle? Tse-tse? The possibilities are endless.
calling Christine O'Donnell's primary victory in Delaware "stunning" and implying she is incompetent.
If she is incompetent, how did she hand that politician-for-life Castle his walking papers against all odds?
They are scared , very, very scared.
bitter, drunk and stupid is no way to spend your senior years of life.
There ARE no extremists in the DNC./s
Too friggin bad, he’s a real poster child for the opposite of what he’s preaching. Did he mention his own state?
Arlen, the world is anxiously awaiting your shuffling off those mortal coils.
For what this commie sphincter has done to this country he’s lucky his pencil neck is not being inserted into a noose. I couldn’t despise him more if I tried too.
he’s ramblin’ again right???? Bye, bye spincter...you are historeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Conservatism is the MIDDLE, all else is extreme
He sounds a little pissed that his party switching days are over. HAHAHAHAHAHA...
Arlen’s being retired against his will and he really can’t stand it.
Arlen, you can’t decide what you are. Let me help you...
you are a sleezy soon to be “has been”. Good riddance to you.
And another thing, we will purge the party of the likes of you.
The only thing that saved McCain was an open primary.
Otherwise, he’d be gone, as well.
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