Guess who said this? “Congressman Sestak is a flagrant hypocrite in challenging my being a real Democrat when he did not register as a Democrat unt
July 11, 2009

Guess who said this?

“Congressman Sestak is a flagrant hypocrite in challenging my being a real Democrat when he did not register as a Democrat until 2006 just in time to run for Congress. His lame excuse for avoiding party affiliation, because he was in the [military] service, is undercut by his documented disinterest in the political process.”

Wait for it....

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Sen. Arlen Specter

His "lame excuse"? Sestak was an admiral, and the military should be an apolitical organization, at least in functioning democracies. That Specter -- the sleaziest political opportunist in the entire US Senate (a mighty accomplishment, given the bunch that inhabit that place) -- would deign insult a real Democrat for not politicizing his military service is beyond the pale.

Call it a hunch, but self-examination and reflection doesn't appear to be a high priority for these politico types.

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