A Republican Bass Becomes An Independent To Vote For Obama

** Note: Fernald wrties to say that Bass has registered as an independent, not a Democrat.

A correspondent in New Hampshire writes in:

At today's Obama 2nd CD delegate caucus, former State Sen. Mark Fernald announced that former Republican Perkins Bass has changed his party registration to Democrat to vote for Barack Obama.

He is a member of the Bass political dynasty in New Hampshire.

His father Robert P. Bass was a Republican Governor from 1911 to 1913; Perkins Bass was a Republican Congressman from 1955-1963 and his son Charles F. Bass was a Republican congressman from 1994 to 2006.

That is -- Ex-Rep. Charlie Bass's father supports Obama!