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?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.
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