I doubt that the Democratic majority, which was so eager to decry expansions of executive authority under President Bush, will still be as interested in the problem with a Democratic president in office. I will continue the fight whatever happens.

Arlen Specter, April 16, 2009.

The Need to Roll Back Presidential Power Grabs {NY Review]

Sort of On Topic: I will forever treasure the words of someone at Balloon-Juice who wrote re Arlen Specter and his habit of teasing Dems by asking questions that led one to believe he might stand on principle and vote with the Dems: But when it comes to the crunch, “Arlen drops his principles like a prom dress.”

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