Many, many earnest progressive spokespeople explained to me how Arlen Specter can’t be trusted for switching parties.
Yet many earnest, progressive spokespeople, people who consider themselves the voices of the progressive movement, are… people who switched parties.
And, while he’s a Senator, not a spokesperson, I seem to remember progressives going wild about Sen. Jim Webb. (h/t DCBlogger)
I’m sure there’s more, but that’s all I can remember right now. Funny, huh?