Like Crist, Churchill changed parties

 

For those who criticize Charlie Crist for changing political parties, it should be noted that Winston Churchill, the greatest Englishman of the 20th century did likewise. Churchill entered Parliament as a Conservative MP in 1900 but, finding himself increasingly at odds with the party, in √1904 crossed the floor of the House and joined the Liberal Party.

He would later remark: “Some men change their party for the sake of their principles; others change their principles for the sake of their party.” It should also be remembered that Ronald Reagan, the much beloved darling of the Republicans, was once a Democrat.

Anthony Liotti, Sunny Isles Beach

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