As the McCain/Palin campaign becomes increasingly desperate and undignified, it's good to see that some Republicans are starting to speak out. Former governor Milliken backs away from McCain - Grand Rapids News - The Grand Rapids Press Online - Michigan Newspaper - MLive.com GRAND RAPIDS -- He endorsed John McCain in the presidential primary, but now former Republican Gov. William Milliken is expressing doubts about his party's nominee. "He is not the McCain I endorsed," said Milliken, reached at his Traverse City home Thursday. "He keeps saying, 'Who is Barack Obama?' I would ask the question, 'Who is John McCain?' because his campaign has become rather disappointing to me. Former Republican senator criticizes McCain, supports Obama - Grand Rapids News - The Grand Rapids Press Online - Michigan Newspaper - MLive.com Lincoln Chafee, a former Republican U.S. senator from Rhode Island, is throwing his support behind Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, saying he is disillusioned with Republican John McCain. "Sen. Obama is the first Democrat I've ever voted for," Chafee said during a stop in Grand Rapids this morning. He criticized McCain for pandering to the Republican Party's right wing, a strategy he said is dividing the nation and would make it difficult for McCain to govern.