Specter - the interim conclusion
The Captain believes that the Specter fracas has done a lot of good. Specter is now humbled and has made many recent promises under the glare of the national spotlight. The Republicans on the Judiciary Committee now have their fingers on the trigger and will not be taken by surprise if Specter tries to betray them.
The blogosphere campaign did some good. We have to keep on the story and follow through over the next 2 to 4 years.
Check the blogosphere scorecard when first judicial nomination battles begin.