Wildrose floor-crosser, MLA Gary Bikman defends his actions
An Alberta MLA says he understands that his former supporters view him and the other Wildrose defectors as "cowards and traitors," but he still defends the decision to cross the floor to the Prentice PC's. Gary Bikman from Cardston-Taber-Warner says he and the other 8 Wildrose floor-crossers believed that their defection was "the best way to advance the causes and principles of the Wildrose platform." He says that became apparent once the fall session began, and they saw in Jim Prentice a premier...