Cronyn & Crist together again in 2014

On Morning Joe today (where you go to find out what the left wants to say) there were two stories that seemed unrelated but taken together could mean an awful lot. The first was a story out of Florida, the Transformation of Charlie Crist is now complete: Charlie Crist is running for Florida governor as … Continue reading Cronyn & Crist together again in 2014

A tale of two pols and two medias

Hey Guess what Charlie Crist decided he now believes as of yesterday: Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who throughout his long political career has been staunchly pro-gun rights, said Wednesday that after the Connecticut school slayings, he now backs controls That quite a switch but the explanation is simple: Crist recently became a Democrat and … Continue reading A tale of two pols and two medias

Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist endorses Obama

And just think if we had listened to the GOP establishment he would be senator now instead of Rubio: As Republicans gather in Tampa to nominate Mitt Romney, Americans can expect to hear tales of how President Obama has failed to work with their party or turn the economy around. They're tales I tell you … Continue reading Dede Scozzafava Charlie Crist endorses Obama

On the election for the new RNC head

I didn't have a horse in this race myself. I heard good things about Ann Wagner and people I respect supported her (big tea party favorite). Other people I respect as well supported Michael Steele (on the he was in charge when we won theory). The problem? The RNC is having is grass-roots fundraising problem. … Continue reading On the election for the new RNC head

The problem with a party built on special interest and racial issues

...is that you can't afford to get any particular interest upset or offend any race like so: Democrats had hoped that when Mr. Crist abandoned the GOP for an independent run, it would split the Republican vote and propel Mr. Meek into the winner’s circle. With four weeks to go, no one believes that now. … Continue reading The problem with a party built on special interest and racial issues

No Ezra; Crist is no enigma

Young Ezra's column is more about parties than Crist but the title is a little off. Crist is no enigma. He is very easy to understand. Just another pol who can't imagine life as an ex-elected official. the point of the article is actually not bad, based on party you can guess how someone will … Continue reading No Ezra; Crist is no enigma

I was very impressed by Marco Rubio at CPAC…

...and I think he will be a spectacular senator but I think this press release is silly: Nearly 18 months after he campaigned for the $862 billion failed stimulus with President Obama, Charlie Crist tells NBC in Tampa Bay that he’s “not surprised” that there was waste in the stimulus program, though he is not … Continue reading I was very impressed by Marco Rubio at CPAC…

Charlie Crist getting some free publicity…

...as Morning Joe broadcasts from Pensacola. Now Joe is from Pensacola so it makes sense but no tough question has headed Crist's way from these guys. Like for example is he buying any of those booms from Maine, they've known about them for a little while now, has Crist purchased any to protest the beach? … Continue reading Charlie Crist getting some free publicity…

“You couldn’t design a better bumper sticker in this year”

On Morning Joe now the panel is trying to say that Charlie Crist has chosen the perfect time to run as an independent because this year an independent streak is running through the country. Am I actually hearing these people saying this? There is a revolt over the administrations fiscal policies that Crist supported and … Continue reading “You couldn’t design a better bumper sticker in this year”

If Morning Joe isn’t buying what Charlie Crist is selling…

...than nobody is going to. If this questioning was taking place at Gitmo the ACLU and answer would be providing him lawyers. The only softball came from Jon Meacham of Newsweek. Only the letter next to his name has changed. They aren't buying this at all. Update: You know for days they were building this … Continue reading If Morning Joe isn’t buying what Charlie Crist is selling…