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GOP Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania is switching parties to join the Democrats and I am not mad at him—get in where you fit in; birds of a feather flock together.  And I was not mad at Georgia Rep. Nathan Deal when he decided to switch from the “D” jersey to the “R” jersey in the 1990s.  The goon move is running with party money and switching just after the election. 


Georgia Rep. Jim Marshall would likely be more comfortable in the GOP but his political base is Macon, where he was a respected mayor before Congress.  Macon is fully of Democrats.  


Outside Atlanta, the Blue Dog Democrats are so near the center that switching parties would be like the difference between the Pontiac Firebird and the Pontiac Trans Am.  Whatever happened with Pontiac?   Fights and battles between Blue Dog Democrats and Republicans in the Georgia congressional delegation are just for show; as quiet as it is kept, those guys like each other and have a mutual benefit arrangement.  

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