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Former Florida GOP Governor Charlie Crist Officially Becomes a Democrat

Nationaljester Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 12:02 PM
SO he came out of the closet. Big deal!
gary395 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 12:20 PM
is Crist also against the 2nd Amendment?
Kuwull Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 1:13 PM
Always was. Lemuex (sp?) told him what to do and say to look conservative. He pulled the wool over many eyes, here in Florida, but his Supreme Court Justice appointments let the cat out of the bag. We would have had the nullify Obamacare amendment on the ballot in 2010, and it would have easily passed, but for Crist's SCOF appointments.

I’m shocked -- shocked, I tell you:

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.

He did so during a Christmas reception at the White House, where President Obama greeted the news with a fist bump for the man who had a higher profile campaigning for Obama’s reelection this year than any...