Guest Post by Mike LaRoche

Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor of Florida from 2007 to 2011, who ran for the U.S. Senate from that state as an independent in 2010 and was subsequently throttled by Marco Rubio, has decided to formally join the Democratic Party three months after having spoken at the Democratic National Convention on behalf of President Barack Obama’s re-election.  From the Associated Press:

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who was elected as the state’s chief executive as a Republican and then ran for the U.S. Senate as an independent, announced on Twitter on Friday night that he’s switching to the Democratic Party.

Crist sent out a Tweet that said, “Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President (at)Barack Obama!”

The Tweet included a photo of a smiling Crist and an unidentified woman as he held up a Florida voter registration application. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Crist signed the papers changing his affiliation from independent to Democrat at a Christmas reception at The White House.

There is rampant speculation that Crist may run for a second term as governor in 2014 as a Democrat, challenging the Republican incumbent, Gov. Rick Scott.  Any Floridians daft enough to be considering voting for former Gov. Crist might want to consider H.L. Mencken’s wise words from many decades ago: “Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.”

 

 

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  1. Word is he likes it good and hard.

  2. Republicans who become Democrats were never Republicans to begin with.

  3. Well, he was a Republican in name only. The perv has openly sought his own kind. Good riddance to bad rubbish.

  4. I wonder if we won’t see this happen again soon? Switching side….Mmmmm…..

  5. Does this mean he’ll have to stop wearing his purple lace thong?

  6. The Establishment wanted this guy and attacked his challenger.

    Screw The Establishment.

    PS I support Obummers goal to eliminated the gop

  7. never forget the day he hugged obama on stage…the fat lady was singing

  8. It took him long enough to show his true colors. Thank God Rubio beat him.

  9. This is good. All other RINOs should follow his lead.

  10. There is rampant speculation that Crist may run for a second term as governor in 2014 as a Democrat, challenging the Republican incumbent, Gov. Rick Scott.

    Don’t care what he does. Life’s too short to waste time fretting over a schizophrenic state like FL.

    There’s a bigger problem that needs to be taken care of – reclaiming the Republican Party from the scumbag squishes and gentry GOP-types that have hijacked it, or destroying it and replacing it with an actual conservative party.

  11. ya’ gotta say it with the hand and arm gesture that matches, “…good and hard.”

  12. I heard Crist is one of those old white dudes who services Hussein.

  13. Proud to be a Democrat? You’ve got to be kidding!

  14. “You were great last night, Charlie. Tightest I’ve ever had.”

  15. He should’ve gone ahead of the curve and joined the Communist Party.

  16. interesting facial expressions…

  17. “Our Lord and Savior welcomes a new disciple”—Jamie Foxx

  18. We have ours but dems are really dronish in the way they follow.

  19. Everyone I know from FLorida says he is gay. Whether left or right.



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