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So Brave: "Republican" Charlie Crist to Speak at Democrat National Convention

SpinMeNot Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 12:29 PM
I suspect Crist was one of many RINOs that lost to true conservatives contacted by the DNC in order to counter the legitimate defection of Artur Davis. I doubt we'll see the person that second's Romney's official nomination defect in 2016.
Brent12883 Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 12:32 PM
Well either way....both Crist and Davis are fools. Davis is at least a bit more credible, but either way it is political expediency more than conviction.

Dan wrote yesterday that former Florida Governor Charlie Crist penned an endorsement of President Obama in the Tampa Bay Times. Now, it seems his crossover has been rewarded: he's slated to speak at the DNC in Charlotte next week.

An official with President Barack Obama's campaign said Sunday that Crist will speak at next week's convention in Charlotte, N.C., but the day hasn't been worked out.

The official wasn't authorized to speak and requested anonymity.

Crist announced Sunday that he is endorsing Obama. Republicans called the decision political opportunism and pointed out Crist has...