Lou Thieblemont is Republican of the Week
Unfortunately, once again, he's only an ex-Republican. But that's the way it goes.
Camp Hill (PA) Mayor Lou Thieblemont switched his lifelong Republican registration this week so he can vote for Democratic Sen. Barack Obama in Pennsylvania's April 22 primary.
Thieblemont said of Obama.
I'm sick and tired of the politics of fear in this country. He's the only one who doesn't do that. He's the only candidate who's said he'd talk to our enemies and try to get some common ground.A retired airline pilot, Thieblemont, 62, said he doesn't believe the Bush administration's claims that the United States is safer now. Obama is
the only candidate that speaks to me and my interests ..... get us back to a sane world and use common sense ..... Right now, we have a polarized society ..... We're all alone in the world. We have basically lost all our friends in the world with comments like 'bring it on.'Republicans are on the run in Pennsylvania.