A Turd By Any Other Name…

…would still like a Democrat.

So Arlen Specter is changing parties. My thoughts on that are best summarized in a post from Mark Hemingway over at National Review where he said –

I read that he was switching parties, but I was disappointed to learn he’s still a Democrat.

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Can There Be Virtue In Riding The Fence?

Jonah Goldberg is one of those writers that seems uncommonly insightful and has the ability¬†look at things from angles that others miss. He communicates all of this in a¬†refreshing, no-nonsense way. Here’s his latest take on the proposed stimulus bill and the “virtues” of being a centrist solely for the sake of being a centrist.