Jeffrey Lord wrote about a potential Senate campaign by Chris Matthews on the main site earlier this week. Now we have our first poll: Snarlin’ Arlen Specter is up against Matthews 41 percent to 36 percent. The numbers don’t really look good for either candidate. Specter, a five-term incumbent, has just a five-point lead and is well below 50 percent. Matthews’s celebrity doesn’t seem to have bought him much: 55 percent don’t know enough about him to have an opinion, his favorable rating is just 28 percent against a 15 percent unfavorable rating.