Sunday, October 14, 2012

Arlen Specter, 1930-2012


I'm not going to say too much about the life and career of Arlen Specter, but I did want to take notice of his passing today as he lost his latest fight with cancer.  As a star prosecutor and a U.S. Senator for just around 30 years, Arlen Specter served his country faithfully and with honor.  Love him or hate him, and I have cause to do both, he was a dedicated public servant and he deserves our thanks.

4 comments:

Tasha B. said...

I didn't know he died. Very good post, Ryan.

Alexia561 said...

Well said Ryan!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Read about this today as You said it well Ryan.

Yvette said...

I sort of liked him too, Ryan. He was a Republican moderate who earned the enmity of others in his party. He rarely walked the party line. He had a nice gruff way about him and occasionally made more sense than most. Even if he was a Republican. :)