Skip to comments.MI Agriculture Commissioner Joins G.O.P., Bolts 'Rat Party
Posted on 06/07/2005 9:33:37 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued
Agriculture Commissioner Lester Spell has switched to the Republican Party almost 10 years in office as a Democrat, saying his work within his department is more in line with the principals of the GOP.
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The 'Rats lose another one! : )
Link does not work... :(
Spell is switching now likely because he's under fire for his role in a busted economic development project http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=14647579&BRD=1838&PAG=461&dept_id=126930&rfi=6
Spell's stated reason: "I think over the years I have made a lot of changes in my department...increased efficiency and downsizing government," Spell said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "This is very much in line with the principals of the Republican Party."
""This is very much in line with the principals of the Republican Party.""
I think he was speaking of high school principals. Not sure, though.