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    Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    It was just a matter of time. Charlie Crist is becoming a Democrat.
    Crist — Florida's former Republican governor who relished the tough-on-crime nickname "Chain Gang Charlie" and used to describe himself variously as a "Ronald Reagan Republican" and a "Jeb Bush Republican" — on Friday evening signed papers changing his party from independent to Democrat.
    To me, this is surprising, as I felt Crist could have won as an Independent. So, IMHO, this move smacks of political whoredom. But, let's face it, aren't they ALL whores, when it comes right down to it?

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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    To me, this is surprising, as I felt Crist could have won as an Independent. So, IMHO, this move smacks of political whoredom. But, let's face it, aren't they ALL whores, when it comes right down to it?

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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    Next stop ... to come out as gay!
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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    To me, this is surprising, as I felt Crist could have won as an Independent. So, IMHO, this move smacks of political whoredom. But, let's face it, aren't they ALL whores, when it comes right down to it?

    Article is here.

    "political whoredom|?Maybe.But if he runs against the current gov,in a non suppressed election its lights out for Gov Rick Scott.
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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    He seems like he only cares about getting elected and having power, not about his beliefs and convictions. Such people in my opinion are dangerous politicians.
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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    I've felt like this was coming for awhile. He probably stands a decent chance against governor Scott though.
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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    He seems like he only cares about getting elected and having power, not about his beliefs and convictions. Such people in my opinion are dangerous politicians.
    I disagree. Someone describing themselves as a "Ronald Reagan Republican" would fit in better with the Democrats today than Republicans.
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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    He seems like he only cares about getting elected and having power, not about his beliefs and convictions. Such people in my opinion are dangerous politicians.
    I get that vibe from him too.

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    Re: Charlie Crist signs papers to become a Democrat

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