Remember the movie, “Forrest Gump,” in which Tom Hanks’ quirky character is always stumbling from one historical moment to another?
Apparently, U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter’s life is like that, too. The Pennsylvania turncoat Democrat likes to look at pictures of himself. We just counted 55 on his office lobby walls in Washington for our exclusive vanity study for Slate Magazine — the most comprehensive analysis of Senate office decor in history.
In any case, see how many celebrity friends of Arlen you can name. None of these snapshots are doctored with Photoshop like the Forrest Gump ones….
How many pictures of Arlen Specter’s kids are on the walls? Let’s just say it’s tough cookies for them that they didn’t grow up to be celebrities!