The media really is out of touch with reality as the first 100 days baloney is a media story. Obama has made some dubious claims about job creation. However, in fairness politicians of all stripes take credit for things they have not done.
Arlen Specter's defection may not be so bad long term and he is at the end of his career. He will find
that he is not at home in the party of Gomer Kerry, Charles Rangel and Bella Pelosi.