"The thing that scares a fundamentalist most is choice," former New Jersey Governor and EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman told a crowd of more than 200 at The Carter Center, Wednesday, June 1. In promoting her new book It's My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America, Whitman had cautionary words for the Republican Party and said if the mainstream GOP doesn't become more moderate, it soon could pay a price at the polls. "They would rather have a Democrat who votes against them 100 percent of the time than a Republican who votes with them 95 percent of the time."
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Whitman plays speech down the middle
In the midst of a tour to promote her new book, former New Jersey Governor and EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman used her stop at The Carter Center, Wednesday, June 1, to call for a move by both Republicans and Democrats away from partisanship and back toward the political center.
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