Breaking Free; Judging A Book By Its Cover
Breaking Free: My Life with Dissociative Identity Disorder
This book is the touching story of Arlen Specter, a United States Senator who suffered from Multiple Personality Disorder. Though Arlen was a Republican, you would have never known it from his voting record. You see, Arlen's other personality was a liberal Democrat. And while getting through the day could be hard for the average person suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder, imagine how hard it is for a person in the spotlight like Arlen.
It is true that all of the odds were against the guy, yet he overcame. Time and time again, Arlen's Republican personality tried to fight it's way to the surface, but Mr. Specter bravely beat him back into the furthest recesses of his dark and tortured brain. As the years went by, Arlen became stronger, and less and less was seen of his Republican counterpart.
This is an encouraging story of how you too can beat the odds and torture an entire population into a head scratching bewildered stupor. Perhaps you are suffering from MPD, and you don't like the personality that has surfaced. If so, then lean on the strength of Arlen, stand up and proudly proclaim "I have no idea who the heck I am, but vote for me anyway".
You will laugh with Arlen as he tries to outlaw switching parties mid stream, and then does so himself. You will be proud of him as he reaches across the isle to work with himself. When the people wanted Democrats, he said "I'm your guy". When they wanted Republicans, he said "I'm that guy too". And when they demanded bu partisainship, who better to fulfill the demand than Mr. Demorepublicrat himself?
Will Republicans forgive Arlen for switching and vote for him in 2010? Will Democrats find his switch to be enough to forgive him for switching the last time? Will Arlen go for the trifecta and switch one more time to become the first ever Demorepublicratican? Will Spector write a sequel called "Breaking Free of The Stuff That I Broke Free For In The First Place"? All of these questians and more are answered in this classic.