Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Amway's Dick and Betsy DeVos endorse ... (drum roll) ... Mike Cox for governor

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
Home » Discuss » Places » Michigan Donate to DU
 
Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 02:06 PM
Original message
Amway's Dick and Betsy DeVos endorse ... (drum roll) ... Mike Cox for governor
Just in case you thought Cox wasn't as nuts as the others, we have this:


http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2010/06/pete_ho...

Pete Hoekstra spokesman not surprised by Dick, Betsy DeVos endorsement of Mike Cox for governor
Published: Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 10:11 PM Updated: Wednesday, June 09, 2010, 12:18 AM
Heidi Fenton | The Grand Rapids Press


ADA -- West Michigan power couple Dick and Betsy DeVos have endorsed Mike Cox in his bid for governor.
The couple released a joint statement Tuesday expressing their support for Cox, Michigan's Attorney General, in his pursuit of the state's top leadership position.

Dick DeVos unsuccessfully challenged Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm in the 2006 election. The Ada businessman and Amway Corp. heir now is president of The Windquest Group, an investment management firm based in Grand Rapids. His wife, Betsy, is the former Michigan Republican Party chair.

"We are enthused to support Mike Cox for governor. Cox has the right ideas, the right vision and a proven track record of making tough decisions," the couple said in a statement. "Michigan needs an independent common-sense leader like Mike Cox to lead our state forward through the challenging change needed."

Cox also won the support Tuesday of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which represents around 6,800 employers and trade associations.

The chamber's board made its endorsement after interviewing GOP candidates Cox, Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, state Sen. Tom George and U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, and Democratic candidate Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, President and CEO Rich Studley said. Republican businessman Rick Snyder of Ann Arbor and Democratic House Speaker Andy Dillon chose not to participate in the endorsement process.

more...
Refresh | 0 Recommendations Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 02:57 PM
Response to Original message
1. Mike Cox Did Me a Service As Attorney General, So I'm Going to Return the Favor
Mike, don't run. You don't have what it takes. You were a great attorney general, when you weren't playing footsie with the GOP whackos. So don't drink the Koolaid. Find a job that suits your talents.

In any event, I'm voting for Virg. Not only is he a Democrat, he is the next governor.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 05:56 PM
Response to Original message
2. Scamway II. The sequel to Scamway I with Dickie.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
safeinOhio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-09-10 10:48 PM
Response to Original message
3. Amway is not my way. n/t
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
vanboggie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-11-10 07:05 PM
Response to Original message
4. Just a simple
:puke:
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
maddogesq Donating Member (915 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-18-10 09:23 AM
Response to Original message
5. Yessir, crooks of a feather flock together.
Nuff said.
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
MrScorpio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-14-10 06:03 AM
Response to Original message
6. The Cut Taxes and Cut Regulations guy?
Color me "surprised".
Printer Friendly | Permalink | Reply | Top
 
DU AdBot (1000+ posts) Click to send private message to this author Click to view 
this author's profile Click to add 
this author to your buddy list Click to add 
this author to your Ignore list Fri Aug 01st 2014, 05:32 PM
Response to Original message
Advertisements [?]
 Top

Home » Discuss » Places » Michigan Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC