Continued DC Liveblogging: VDB Not, Repeat Not, Responsible For Specter Switch and Resulting Democratic Majority, Okay?
Wanted to scotch the rumor, as quickly as possible, that VDB was the secret go-between linking the Democratic Party and Arlen Specter, and that our twenty-hour “blogging trip” to DC was in fact the final, frenzied machination needed to produce a filibuster-proof majority. Nothing could be further from the truth. Seriously. Pure and utter coincidence, folks. But did we blunder into a front-row seat at the Senate press conference where Leahy fielded his first questions about the switch? Oh yes we certainly did. Full story to follow.