Philadelphia's Theatre Exile's entertaining production of Bruce Graham's commissioned play, Rizzo, has opened to largely positive reviews that I found well deserved. However, after the applause left me, I found myself strangely unsettled, and even sad.
The failure to record entire interrogations left police officers open to allegations of abuse, and over the years has led some Philly judges to toss out confessions and other juries to acquit potentially guilty defendants when defendants have claimed they were coerced.
Yes, the right wing Republicans, who have so destroyed the soul of a party, are right. Arlen Specter never left the Democratic Party. It was the reasons he never left, his commitment to hope, promise and protection, that elude them.