Re­mem­ber­ing Specter

Glenside News - - LETTERS -

To the ed­i­tor:

LLNH sR mDny, , wDs sDG­dened to hear of the pass­ing of United States Sen. $UOHn 6SHFWRU. , Kum­bOy write this to honor him bHFDusH Ln WKLs GDy RI SDUti­san di­videI a politi­cian who stands for ideals over LGHRORJy sKRuOG bH FHOe­brated.

Sen. Spec­tor will be catHJRULzHG by sRmH Ds D SR­lit­i­cal op­por­tunistI howHYHU, , DOwDys HnYLsLRnHG him as a leader who had the moral courage to take a stand for his be­liefs. I DOwDys HnMRyHG wDWFKing Sen. Spec­tor cam­paign be­cause whether he speak­ing to a group rang­ing from se­nior cit­i­zens to high school se­niorsI Sen. 6SHFWRU KDG WKH unFDnny DbLOLWy WR FRn­nHFW wLWK each in­di­vid­ual. What I re­spected most about Sen. 6SHFWRU wDs WKDW KH bROGOy held the be­lief that be­ing on the right and be­ing ULJKW wHUH WwR YHUy GLIfer­ent things.

The loss of Sen. Spec­tor also marks the near po­lit­i­cal ex­tinc­tion of the po­lit­i­cal mod­er­ate. Our cur­rent po­lit­i­cal mind­set has both Republicans and Democrats mov­ing fur­ther and IuUWKHU DwDy IURm HDFK RWKHU DnG RbYLRusOy wH are no bet­ter for it. eav­ing lost the voice of Arlen 6SHFWHU wH nRw RnOy FDn OLsWHn WR KLs OHJDFy. :H DOO musW mDLnWDLn KLs OHJDFy by wRUNLnJ IRU wKDW KH was pas­sion­ate about - a stronger Is­raelI a stronger 3HnnsyOYDnLD DnG D sWURnger hand­shake as we reach our col­lec­tive hand across WKH SDUWy DLsOH DnG JRYHUn by SULnFLSDOs DnG nRW SDUWy SROLWLFs.

kick Mattiacci can­di­dateI 153rd Leg­isla­tive Dis­trict


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