December 4, 2009

Good News for Keystone State Friends

That blue state has gone at least indigo, if not quite purple. So thinks Julie Mason at the Washington Examiner:

But politics are shifting in Pennsylvania, which is lately drawing comparisons to New Jersey and Virginia, both of which elected Republican governors this year after lining up for Obama in 2008.

"I think the political environment in Pennsylvania has dramatically changed since last year, and now the Republicans are looking increasingly competitive," said Terry Madonna, a political scientist and pollster at Franklin & Marshall College In Lancaster, Pa.

Keep it up, Keystone State blog brothers and sister!

Pennsylvania Posted by John Kranz at December 4, 2009 12:42 PM

Is it true that Arlen Spector is thinking of switching parties again?

Posted by: Boulder Refugee at December 4, 2009 3:54 PM

Brother ac should sell Specter weathervanes. That would be funny.

Posted by: jk at December 4, 2009 6:50 PM

Ooh! That's a great idea. Every Arlen Specter story will be accompanied by a weathervane picture. That's genius.

It doesn't take so-called political expert Terry Madonna to tell you the winds have changed.

You just look at the election results from November.

6 of 7 statewide judicial races went R. There's a statewide registration deficit of 3 million for Republicans! Republicans turned out, the Democrats stayed home. Plain and simple.

Posted by: AlexC at December 4, 2009 11:02 PM | What do you think? [3]