Live by the sword. Die by the sword.
From: Charlie Crist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
If he were not an elected official I would say he deserves his privacy. But, as a Governor, and possibly Senator, with the power to enact, or at least influence, legislation, his constituents deserve to know the truth. I would feel the same if he were a Democrat.Under Crist's leadership, Florida is the only state with an outright ban on gay adoption. Crist has said he opposes any change to the ban in Florida, he and other Republican leaders hold the position that a "traditional family provides the best environment for children".
While running for governor in 2006, Crist stated that gay civil unions were "fine," but did not support gay marriage.
On November 4, 2008, Florida voters approved Florida Amendment 2 (2008) by a margin of 62%-38%; an amendment which defines marriage as "the legal union of only one man and one woman as husband and wife". Crist stated he did not favor Republican Party funds being spent on passing the ban, but did lend his name to groups working in favor of the amendment.
Prior to the vote, Crist was asked where he stood on the amendment and he stated: "I'll support it, I'll vote for it, move on... It's not top-tier for me, put it that way."