April 29th, 2009

Continued DC Liveblogging: VDB Not, Repeat Not, Responsible For Specter Switch and Resulting Democratic Majority, Okay?

by Philip Baruth

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.