The two faces of Charlie Crist

posted at 11:01 am on August 26, 2012 by Jazz Shaw

Tis the season for endorsements, and in the key swing state of Florida, former Governor Charlie Crist has found the horse he wants to back in this race: President Barack Obama. So strongly does he feel about it that he took to the editorial pages to recite this paean of love.

As America prepares to pick our president for the next four years — and as Florida prepares once again to play a decisive role — I’m confident that President Barack Obama is the right leader for our state and the nation. I applaud and share his vision of a future built by a strong and confident middle class in an economy that gives us the opportunity to reap prosperity through hard work and personal responsibility…

President Obama has a strong record of doing what is best for America and Florida, and he built it by spending more time worrying about what his decisions would mean for the people than for his political fortunes. That’s what makes him the right leader for our times, and that’s why I’m proud to stand with him today.

My, my, that’s certainly a glowing endorsement, and Crist is well within his rights to choose for himself and speak up. But there are some other folks who have expressed less confidence in Obama and his future fit for the nation.

“I think the people wanted a change,” the Florida Republican said, speaking of the election of Obama in November while drawing similarities to events decades earlier.

“They wanted a change back in 1976. You remember? Richard Nixon had been president. That ended. Gerald Ford took over. The people decided they wanted a change. They got one-Jimmy Carter. Four years later, they took care of business-Ronald Reagan.”

“It may happen again… I believe that the people have seen that they wanted a change but not this much. Not this kind, and not this way. America is awake and we’re coming back.”

Who would say such a thing? Why, none other than Charlie Crist. (Crist predicts Carter-esque loss for Obama) Oh what a difference a couple of years makes. What could account for such a change of heart? I suppose it must be how spectacularly well things are going in the country, proving Crist’s original misgivings over the President’s policies false. (Excuse me… I have to wipe the coffee off my monitor.)

Or could it be instead that a bitter, sore loser from some brutal in-party fighting has a political ax to grind? And he’s now going to try to stick it to his old party in a fit of pique?

Naw… couldn’t be. I’m probably just being overly cynical as usual. Your Sunday bonus video: Crist discusses his deep Republican roots and his pride in being part of the party of Reagan.


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Well, well, good ole’ boy Charlie Crist…finally someone more hated than Todd Akin, to appear on my laptop this fine Sunday morning!

I suppose Crist’s former female manager spokesman, working for Romney, touting Romneycare, is still working for Romney.
Thanks, Mitt.

Just when I start feeling good, these traitorous RINO’s come barreling in as odious as all the Statists from the Left.

Can’t wait for the convention so I can be assaulted with Jeb Bush and Huckelberry to save the Republican Party. Pffffffff.

Typicalwhitewoman on August 26, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Florida Ag Commissioner Adam Putnam, just said of Crist, “bless his heart, he’ll put on anybody’s costume just to be in the parade”. I almost ran off the road.

sandspur on August 26, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Who cares what Charlie Crist thinks? Seriously? He was used as a poster child in 2010, but he’s simply old news now.

Oink on August 26, 2012 at 12:49 PM

Crist, Look! Just like Obamao, Romney’s also assaulting the grassroot conservatives in his Coronation Week. Join the Republican-Big-Government, Crist! Take part on it! You surely deserve a seat in that Red big government.

Mitt Romney’s Assault on the Grassroots at the RNC

Mitt Romney’s legal advisor, Ben Ginsburg, has been attacking grassroots activism within the Republican Party during the Convention of the Rules Committee that met Friday prior to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL according to a source at the meeting. I was told late yesterday that one of the amendments that he offered and was passed by the committee changes the RNC rules so that the presumptive nominee and the state party can decide who the delegates are that can go to the national convention. The language of the rule states that the presidential nominee and state party can disavow any delegate.

These are essentially the people who write the platform. Think about the implications of this: If the nominee is anti-life, he or she, can essential disavow any pro-life delegate. If he is in favor of same-sex marriage, he can disavow those delegates. This gives the nominee too much influence over the party and it diminishes the grassroots who choose the delegates to send. It is a top-down approach which favors the establishment.

http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2012/08/mitt-romneys-assault-on-the-grassroots-at-the-rnc/#comment-629356161

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Who cares what Charlie Crist thinks? Seriously? He was used as a poster child in 2010, but he’s simply old news now.

Oink on August 26, 2012 at 12:49 PM

You think? He can always make a good run in a senatorial seat in FL in the future, when the situation is right.

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 12:54 PM

As for the headline, Romney is surely the better man compared to Crist.

Romney has more faces than Crist, it is surely more than 2.

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 12:56 PM

That picture of he and Obama is just creepy.

icky.

PappyD61 on August 26, 2012 at 12:56 PM

Yeah a Jeb Bush crony for many years.

sonnyspats1 on August 26, 2012 at 11:08 AM

No more Bushes ever. The should be a limit as to how much damage one family can do to the country and the GOP. The Bushes have exceeded it And, Old Lady Bush, shut the hell up forever!

bw222 on August 26, 2012 at 11:53 AM

THIS X 16,000,000,000.

It was shaming to have Paul Ryan have to apologize during his announcement speech for the excesses of BOTH PARTIES. And it was even more disgusting during one of the visuals in “2016″ to see Bush just blowing past some of the recent Presidents spending records too.

No more Bushes, and that includes the next-in-line darker skinned George P.

PappyD61 on August 26, 2012 at 1:01 PM

a capella on August 26, 2012 at 12:36 PM

What? ////////////////////

Cindy Munford on August 26, 2012 at 1:01 PM

That’s just it, NOBODY cares what Charlie Crist thinks, that’s the whole point.

Cindy Munford on August 26, 2012 at 1:02 PM

Let’s just sum it up in words no one is going to misunderstand:

Choo-Choo Charlie Crist is a joke.

You can’t even call him a RINO, because I really don’t think he was a Republican to begin with!

pilamaye on August 26, 2012 at 1:03 PM

The Benedict Arnold endorsement.

pat on August 26, 2012 at 1:04 PM

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Overwrought. The nominee will necessarily have won the support adequate numbers of the rank & file, which means that nominee won’t stray too far afield from the views of the electorate.

Nice post, Ed, though having Crist praise the ‘cuda is kind of cringe-inducing.

wolfsDad on August 26, 2012 at 1:04 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jirSqpYpvrE

Whenever I hear Charlie Crist’s name, this is the first thing I think of.

Myron Falwell on August 26, 2012 at 1:05 PM

I hate him as much as I hate Richardson.

Imagine going to battle with such weasels.

Schadenfreude on August 26, 2012 at 1:10 PM

THe not so amazing fellowship of the bi-sexual boys,what a surprise.

rodguy911 on August 26, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Useless.

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Some say a DNC speaking spot for Crist is next.

Maybe he’ll officialy come out of the closet and declare that he’ll marry Obama.

With this, the PC Utopia from the leftists w/b comlete.

Schadenfreude on August 26, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Overwrought. The nominee will necessarily have won the support adequate numbers of the rank & file, which means that nominee won’t stray too far afield from the views of the electorate.

wolfsDad on August 26, 2012 at 1:04 PM

When you control who’s writing the platform by limiting as much as possible the participation of other stakeholders, you also have the control on what will be written in that document.

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:17 PM

officially and
complete

Schadenfreude on August 26, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Bless his heart.. It must be very hard for the blatant political opportunist to know that not only will he never be President (or hold any political office ever again – up to and including dog catcher), but that the scrappy upstart who beat him out of his anointed Senate seat is the one that everyone is buzzing about for President. And to have to watch people praise him for the next week.. (Apparently, it is going to be all Rubio all the time at the RNC.. along with all Paul Ryan all the time.)

Illinidiva on August 26, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Useless.

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 1:15 PM

Nope. Crist’s faction still has a command of at least 10% of GOP voters in FL, a battleground state.

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

Absolutely no credibility. No future in politics.

Amazingoly on August 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

Useless.

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 1:15 PM

In fact, according to Grahamnesty,

With Florida once again expected to play a critical role in the upcoming presidential election, former Gov. and Sen. Bob Graham warned Newsmax.TV that the nation should brace for the possibility of a “strong second act” of another hanging chad-like controversy courtesy of The Sunshine State.

http://www.newsmax.com/newswidget/Bob-Graham-Florida-election/2012/08/26/id/449779?promo_code=F269-1&utm_source=americanthinker&utm_medium=nmwidget&utm_campaign=widgetphase1

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:21 PM

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

Do you really think he has that much support?

Cindy Munford on August 26, 2012 at 1:21 PM

That photo…

Does Crist have a handful of Barak? Or is Bammie just trying to coax him to cop a feel?

Yucko!

Nana on August 26, 2012 at 1:25 PM

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Not arguing with your premise, just contending that one at odds with the grass roots would stand little chance of winning the nomination in the first place.

Sorry, meant nice post, Jazz.

wolfsDad on August 26, 2012 at 1:25 PM

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:19 PM

Do you really think he has that much support?

Cindy Munford on August 26, 2012 at 1:21 PM

I’m sure Charlie does. Among Florida Democrats, that is.

Myron Falwell on August 26, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Even with the knowledge that two faced amoral slime bags are always winning in politics, watching one lose never gets old.

This is the other side of the Sharon Angle argument: is winning every possible seat worth ensconcing men like Crist in office? Frankly, if it weren’t for Obamacare, the question wouldn’t even be close.

HitNRun on August 26, 2012 at 1:28 PM

Where’s Jetboy on this :)

melle1228 on August 26, 2012 at 1:29 PM

in the key swing state of Florida, former Governor Charlie Crist has found the horse he wants to back in this race:

Crist found the horse’s azz he wants to back. Period.

Schadenfreude on August 26, 2012 at 1:30 PM

Simple. He’s gay and he believes in gay marriage.

His female wife is for nothing but cover.

KirknBurker on August 26, 2012 at 1:31 PM

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:21 PM

What happened in Florida was a statistical phenomenon, not a Floridian one (though it neatly fit all the national jokes about the place.)

Any state where the margin was 36 votes or whatever would have been, and would today be, a cluster—- decided by the courts.

No matter how close a state is, the chances of the actual vote tally of millions of people falling into double digits is still a lottery ticket proposition.

HitNRun on August 26, 2012 at 1:32 PM

May Crist’s karma and success rate rub off on his lover.

Schadenfreude on August 26, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Simple. He’s gay and he believes in gay marriage.

His female wife is for nothing but cover.

KirknBurker on August 26, 2012 at 1:31 PM

There are a lot of people out there in the same boat who somehow avoid supporting the dog eating destroyer.

CorporatePiggy on August 26, 2012 at 1:37 PM

JetBoy,

Want me to get a bowl to form the bacon over for the hat?

Sekhmet on August 26, 2012 at 1:37 PM

People here don’t waste time mocking the political opportunist (once “moderate” Republican) Crist for being two-faced but totally ignore the shapeshifting face of their presumptive nominee especially in the most recent events, such as in the issue of “healtcare”.

Romney reaches out to women before GOP convention … with Romneycare

Romney said that as Massachusetts governor, he had helped women by guaranteeing coverage for them – and men as well – by enacting that state’s health care coverage legislation. Romney has pledged that as president he would repeal Obama’s health care overhaul law – which is similar to the Massachusetts statute – but Romney said he was proud of that accomplishment.

http://riehlworldview.com/2012/08/romney-reaches-out-to-women-before-gop-convention-with-romneycare.html#more-19162

Mark Levin agrees in his FB:

Just when you thought Romney was holding steady
http://riehlworldview.com/2012/08/romney-reaches-out-to-women-before-gop-convention-with-romneycare.html#more-19162

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:41 PM

When we’ve lost Charlie Crist…

Wait. Who is Charlie Crist???

Cicero43 on August 26, 2012 at 1:46 PM

1. Isnt Crist already intensely disliked these days and

2. cannot an audacious deep pocketed patriot pull a superpac together to counter with an ad showing crists earlier criticism about Obama’s chances. Run it over and over and over again until after Labor Day then stop.

Sacramento on August 26, 2012 at 1:49 PM

The “Low Down” Buddies.

Winebabe on August 26, 2012 at 1:53 PM

looking at that photo, I hear Frank…

“strangers in the night, exchanging glances, wondering in the night, what were the chances, that I’d be endorsing you, before the year was through”

exceller on August 26, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Winebabe on August 26, 2012 at 1:53 PM

If you mean what I think you mean I believe you have to reverse those two words.

Cindy Munford on August 26, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Is it just me or does Obama seem to be looking at Charlie with desire? Ummmmm.

Well, the word is, when Obama was a regular at Man’s Country in Chicago, he favored being serviced by older white men.

Maybe he is just looking at Crist and thinking what a purty mouth he has.

tbarleycorn on August 26, 2012 at 2:17 PM

Look up the word scumbag and one of the pics. you see will be Charlie the Tuna Crist, right beside Lisa Murkowski, and Arlen Spincter. Politicians of both parties are pretty much scumbags. That’s why they have such a low approval rating. The fact that we elect them proves how ignorant we are.

they lie on August 26, 2012 at 2:19 PM

Under the picture on the front page, where it says “Change,” I first thought it said “Orange.”

acasilaco on August 26, 2012 at 2:26 PM

It must be so difficult for Crist to be a prostitute when there are no johns interested in his “services”.

fitzfong on August 26, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Can’t wait for Schwarzenegger’s endorsement. Let’s just say, like the Ooompa Loompa’s endorsement, it will be “Expendable 2″.

fitzfong on August 26, 2012 at 2:43 PM

http://caffeinatedthoughts.com/2012/08/mitt-romneys-assault-on-the-grassroots-at-the-rnc/#comment-629356161

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 12:51 PM

Wow! The establishment wants to control delegates and rules.

[1]…the presumptive nominee and the state party can decide who the delegates are that can go to the national convention. The language of the rule states that the presidential nominee and state party can disavow any delegate….

[2] The rule allows the RNC to amend the party’s rules without a vote by the full Republican National Convention. And it offers the Republican Establishment a new tool to keep at by Tea Party initiatives that threaten to embarrass or contradict party leadership and stray from a planned message.

If those new rules are passed on the convention floor, then the Republican party will self-destruct. Grass roots will not stand for it.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 2:45 PM

It must be so difficult for Crist to be a prostitute when there are no johns interested in his “services”.

fitzfong on August 26, 2012 at 2:40 PM

…could be that there is only one person that can suffer that orange thing… up in their rear cavity!

KOOLAID2 on August 26, 2012 at 2:47 PM

http://riehlworldview.com/2012/08/romney-reaches-out-to-women-before-gop-convention-with-romneycare.html#more-19162

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Romney continues to infuriate me.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Charlie Crist: a giant amongst Oompa-Loompas.

ajacksonian on August 26, 2012 at 3:08 PM

CC’s just trolling for a job…as a life long pol / parasite…he can’t make it in the public sector….he wants back on our payroll!

He’s better off picking up dead possums and gators from Florida roads.

Maybe he’ll replace the current DNC witch DWS?

Twana on August 26, 2012 at 3:12 PM

Heh..

Last rumor BigSven heard of this guy, he working on his tan, and making extra cash selling speedos and scented bikini-wax out of a beat-up 1985 Dodge disco van, somewhere along the highway going into Key West. Someone said he also was willing to hire out as a cabin boy for short day trips .

BigSven on August 26, 2012 at 3:14 PM

If Charlie Crist were on the Titanic, he would have dressed like a woman in order to get on the lifeboats so he could escape.

He is a rat fink!

anchorman on August 26, 2012 at 3:15 PM

OT: What about the two faces of Sarah Palin and the mysterious delegate packages being spread around ahead of the RNC convention?

Conservative Samizdat on August 26, 2012 at 12:36 PM

The crap you are throwing is sliding down the wall.

Amjean on August 26, 2012 at 3:25 PM

Mr. Crist has worn many masks for many years. The only surprise is that he publicly peeled one off.

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on August 26, 2012 at 3:29 PM

*facepalm*

Why do I suddenly have a bad taste in my mouth?

Where’s Jetboy on this :)

melle1228 on August 26, 2012 at 1:29 PM

You and the others who called me out…well, THIS!

I keed, I keed

JetBoy on August 26, 2012 at 3:48 PM

Knock Knock.
Who’s there?
Orange.
Orange who?
Orange you glad I’m voting for the lemon?

Buy Danish on August 26, 2012 at 12:22 PM

*applause*

kim roy on August 26, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Who cares what Charlie Crist thinks? Seriously? He was used as a poster child in 2010, but he’s simply old news now.

Oink on August 26, 2012 at 12:49 PM

He has two purposes:

1. The hazards of overtanning (or whatever the heck he’s done to himself). Look upon him as a walking PSA.

2. To do the exact opposite; ie, WWCD? Do the opposite.

kim roy on August 26, 2012 at 4:01 PM

I miss Sarah and Newt and Fred Thompson and they send me the fat man from New Jersey, besides another Bush and the Huckster, to speak to me at the Republican Convention.

Tired of being a peon for the GOP.

Eh!

Typicalwhitewoman on August 26, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Crist became a nobody and irrelavant long ago. An endorsement from him is the equivalent to robbing your piggy bank and checking under the cushions for spare change to go to the casino as pretend you are a high roller. The bottom of the barrel.

j bo on August 26, 2012 at 4:31 PM

Romney continues to infuriate me.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Romney claims to be against Gay Marriage but listen to him endorse one of its greatest proponents. He got 63% of the Residents of Salt Lake City to vote for a law supporting Gay Marriage as Mayor. He implement Koyto Cap and Trade. He called for George W Bush to be impeached he is a Democrat. He was huge in Planned Parenthood and fought legally for LGBT prior to the endorcement. Anderson was a member of the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Coalition. He kicked DARE out of the schools.

Romney solely implemented Gay Marriage in Mass committing a felony by doing so.

There is two choices in this election the frying pan or the fire. No wonder 29% prefer neither candidate.

Steveangell on August 26, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Typicalwhitewoman on August 26, 2012 at 4:11 PM

What you said.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 4:34 PM

People here don’t waste time mocking the political opportunist (once “moderate” Republican) Crist for being two-faced but totally ignore the shapeshifting face of their presumptive nominee especially in the most recent events, such as in the issue of “healtcare”.

Romney reaches out to women before GOP convention … with Romneycare

Romney said that as Massachusetts governor, he had helped women by guaranteeing coverage for them – and men as well – by enacting that state’s health care coverage legislation. Romney has pledged that as president he would repeal Obama’s health care overhaul law – which is similar to the Massachusetts statute – but Romney said he was proud of that accomplishment.

http://riehlworldview.com/2012/08/romney-reaches-out-to-women-before-gop-convention-with-romneycare.html#more-19162

Mark Levin agrees in his FB:

Just when you thought Romney was holding steady
http://riehlworldview.com/2012/08/romney-reaches-out-to-women-before-gop-convention-with-romneycare.html#more-19162

TheAlamos on August 26, 2012 at 1:41 PM

It’s getting tedious to keep defending Romney and I do so to get rid of Obama, but have you ever considered he felt compelled to offer this pander in the face of Akin?

Again, we are hearing what we want to hear – that Obamacare will be repealed. He has consistently made that promise and unless he wants to be hounded to the four corners of the earth by BOTH parties he will repeal it.

Let him run his campaign. If he felt the need to pander, especially after the Akin debacle, then let him pander.

kim roy on August 26, 2012 at 4:40 PM

Or could it be instead that a bitter, sore loser from some brutal in-party fighting has a political ax to grind? And he’s now going to try to stick it to his old party in a fit of pique?

I don’t know about anyone else, but I feel vindicated. He can join Jimmy Carter AND Barack Obama as a loser.

lea on August 26, 2012 at 4:48 PM

kim roy on August 26, 2012 at 4:40 PM

By bringing out RomneyCare?

He is so attached to it, and can’t yet understand that it is toxic. He’s been steeped in the MA perspective on life and government—it’s a miasma in the political air they breath up there.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 4:55 PM

Charlie Crist has recertified himself as a huge rancid pile of goat dung.

rplat on August 26, 2012 at 4:57 PM

Whigs.

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Steveangell on August 26, 2012 at 4:34 PM

I’m aware of what happened in MA, but I didn’t know about Utah. That appears to have been a quid pro quo of endorsements—each did one for the other. As you know, I don’t think Romney has ever thought through a consistent political philosophy of any sort. His default setting has always ranged from moderate to liberal, and he’s always grabbed for what he thought would work—whether or not the diagnosis was accurate or it actually did.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Patriot

DBear on August 26, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Zell Miller reverse almost achieved. Just put Crist on the DNC speaking schedule and it will be epic.

libfreeordie on August 26, 2012 at 5:09 PM

A Florida loser that most Americans don’t even know is going to have a lot of sway…. where?

JellyToast on August 26, 2012 at 5:13 PM

Can’t wait for the convention so I can be assaulted with Jeb Bush and Huckelberry to save the Republican Party. Pffffffff.

Typicalwhitewoman on August 26, 2012 at 12:48 PM

You’re right. Why even ole Jeb himself tax increases are in order to deal with the deficit.(As if that would do anything. Jeb shows his true ignorance with that statement.) As for Huckleberry, he endorsed Akin which confirms he is not only a RINO but INSANE.

As for Crist sniffing Obama’s a$$, it must be “Chalie” expressing sour grapes and revealing his true stripes blatantly. He probably needs a job. He could be replaced by a button marked “FLUSH”.

DevilsPrinciple on August 26, 2012 at 5:14 PM

DBear on August 26, 2012 at 5:08 PM

Idiot

DevilsPrinciple on August 26, 2012 at 5:15 PM

Hey! Mr Tangerine Man-
Pander votes for me
I’m not winning and,
Florida is one of my needs, too

Hey! Mr Tangerine Man-
Pander votes for me
I am SCoMF and,
there is no depth that I won’t sink to

BillH on August 26, 2012 at 5:17 PM

“No child wants to play with a Charlie-In-The-Box.”

Lanceman on August 26, 2012 at 11:42 AM

Hahaha! Misfit toy, indeed!

:)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on August 26, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Zell Miller reverse almost achieved. Just put Crist on the DNC speaking schedule and it will be epic.

libfreeordie on August 26, 2012 at 5:09 PM

HA! In what universe?

Hey! Mr Tangerine Man-
Pander votes for me
I’m not winning and,
Florida is one of my needs, too

Hey! Mr Tangerine Man-
Pander votes for me
I am SCoMF and,
there is no depth that I won’t sink to

BillH on August 26, 2012 at 5:17 PM

winner! (although I loved the “put on anybody’s costume to be in the parade”!)

hoosierma on August 26, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Heh..

Last rumor BigSven heard of this guy, he working on his tan, and making extra cash selling speedos and scented bikini-wax out of a beat-up 1985 Dodge disco van, somewhere along the highway going into Key West. Someone said he also was willing to hire out as a cabin boy for short day trips .

BigSven on August 26, 2012 at 3:14 PM,

Ironically, when this clown was running against Marco he set up an offshore fishing trip here in the Keys. He charged three or four people 25k each to go fishing with him.
He showed up at the boat took their money and then never went fishing! Just too much! Classic Metro Charlie as he was called down here.

rodguy911 on August 26, 2012 at 5:54 PM

rodguy911 on August 26, 2012 at 5:54 PM

You’re kidding! Talk about having no shame. Do you know if any of they cancelled their check?

INC on August 26, 2012 at 6:08 PM

s/b

they them cancelled their check

INC on August 26, 2012 at 6:09 PM

Zell Miller reverse almost achieved. Just put Crist on the DNC speaking schedule and it will be epic.

libfreeordie on August 26, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Except for the fact that Zell Miller was a sitting United States Senator when he addressed the GOP convention and Charlie Crist is a nobody, who is left to working on his tan and hitting D-list events with Kathy Griffin.

Resist We Much on August 26, 2012 at 6:09 PM

o/t

Democrat Pol: “Crime in the N*grohood” … The Sound That You Hear Is Crickets Chirping

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/08/democrat-pol-crime-in-ngrohood-wheres.html

M2RB: Rolling Stones

Resist We Much on August 26, 2012 at 6:11 PM

Charlie Crist = Has been hack that Florida voters threw out on his ear. Who cares what he thinks or whom he endorses?

College Prof on August 26, 2012 at 6:33 PM

winner! (although I loved the “put on anybody’s costume to be in the parade”!)

hoosierma on August 26, 2012 at 5:35 PM

Thanks. I know the song is originally Bob Dylan’s, but the Byrds’ version works out better in your head. And that “put on anybody’s…” quip does pretty much sum up Crist’s political stance.

BillH on August 26, 2012 at 6:33 PM

A serious question about Crist in his photo schmoozing Obama (YUK!) : Does Crist have a goiter? It’s difficult to interpret his appearance with that microphone in the way.

onlineanalyst on August 26, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Why do I feel so nauseous and uneasy?

1 He’s really a conservative RINOs informed me when David Souter was appointed to the SC.
2 He’s really a conservaqtive RINOs told be of Crist as Florida governor.
3 He’s really a conservative (and anybody who denies it is a cavity in the derriere) RINOS challenged anyone who argued against John Roberts’ appointment to the SC.
4 He’s really a conservative RINOs are informing me now of Mitt Romney’s impending nomination.DO YOU UNDERSTAND WHY MY FINGERNAILS ARE CHEWED ALL THE WAY TO THE ELBOWS?

MaiDee on August 26, 2012 at 7:12 PM

onlineanalyst on August 26, 2012 at 6:46 PM

I’ve never noticed one. Out of curiosity I looked him up on Wiki to see his age. He was born in 1956. I was surprised that he’s only in his fifties. I thought he was well over 60 years old.

Seriously, I can’t believe his endorsement would matter one way or another to Republicans or Democrats.

INC on August 26, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Zell Miller reverse almost achieved. Just put Crist on the DNC speaking schedule and it will be epic.

libfreeordie on August 26, 2012 at 5:09 PM

Except for the fact that Zell Miller was a sitting United States Senator when he addressed the GOP convention and Charlie Crist is a nobody, who is left to working on his tan and hitting D-list events with Kathy Griffin.

Resist We Much on August 26, 2012 at 6:09 PM

One other key difference. Sell was a well liked and well thought of Dem. Crist is liked by almost no one in the R party. To your point, he has truly achieved nobody status, a man with no party. A man with no relevance.

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Sell=Zell, iPad auto correct is stupid from time to time. Who the heII bothers with preview any more?

Bmore on August 26, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Thank God for Marco Rubio!

WannabeAnglican on August 26, 2012 at 7:46 PM

“President Obama has a strong record of doing what is best for America…”

O_o

Then why isn’t he running on it…?

Seven Percent Solution on August 26, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Two words – trial lawyers. Crist’s piece of c@rap mug for the firm he joined is all over billboards here in Florida. POS!

one free individual on August 26, 2012 at 8:09 PM

Speaking of Charlie…………………..

2012 elections

Charlie Crist, former Republican governor of Florida, endorses Obama – @TB_Times

2 mins ago from http://www.tampabay.com by editor

Former Gov. Charlie Crist: Here’s why I’m backing Barack Obama

By Charlie Crist, Special to the Times
In Print: Sunday, August 26, 2012
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http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/columns/former-gov-charlie-crist-heres-why-im-backing-barack-obama/1247631

canopfor on August 26, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry lashed out at Crist following the endorsement.

“Today we have seen a repugnant display from a self-centered, career politician. While the people of Florida, and thousands of visitors who’ve traveled here, are facing an emergency, Charlie Crist has demonstrated, yet again, that his political ambition will always come first,” Curry said in a statement.

Le Ouch!

:)

Ladysmith CulchaVulcha on August 26, 2012 at 8:23 PM

Every time that I think some Republican is not very conservative and start moaning about RINOs in the party, I just think of Charlie Crist and then I realize that the object of my scorn is not so bad after all.

After all, there is RINOcerity, and then there is the the Crist/Specter level of RINOcerity.

So nice to know Charlie’s willing to take one for the team. Nope, no selfishness there, none whatsoever.

Arms Merchant on August 26, 2012 at 8:28 PM

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