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Charlie Cristís message to Democrats: Iím just like Barack Obama
The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | January 22, 2014 | Sean Sullivan

Posted on 01/22/2014 1:28:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

In early 2009, President Obama arrived in Florida to tout his stimulus plan. But it was a hug that stole the show.

Then-Republican Gov. Charlie Crist's embrace of the president became a kiss of death for his Senate bid. Nearly five years later, Crist is hugging Obama again — in a different way. Now a Democrat running for his old job, Crist has assembled a campaign roster chock full of former Obama hands. His apparent wager: 1) Some of Obama's success in the the perennial swing state (he won it twice) can be replicated this fall and 2) Advertising a team of Obama alumni is a good message to send to Democrats.

The latest Obama alumni to join Crist's team are Jim Messina and Ted Goff. Messina managed Obama's reelection bid while Goff directed the campaign's digital strategy....

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Florida; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2014midterms; charliecrist; fl2014; florida; greeniguana; obama
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1 posted on 01/22/2014 1:28:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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He’s right, too. He’s just like Obama—a real POS.


2 posted on 01/22/2014 1:32:05 PM PST by madprof98
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another principled politician...., willing to sacrifice self for core beliefs.....


3 posted on 01/22/2014 1:33:12 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Also a liar?


4 posted on 01/22/2014 1:33:25 PM PST by SkyDancer (Imagine a world without politicians, lawyers and federal judges.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tell us something we don’t already know.


5 posted on 01/22/2014 1:33:58 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: madprof98
True.


6 posted on 01/22/2014 1:36:07 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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Charlie Crist’s message to Democrats: I’m just like Barack Obama


7 posted on 01/22/2014 1:36:14 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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The tan man is a fraud.


8 posted on 01/22/2014 1:36:31 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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A couple of rooster suckers.


9 posted on 01/22/2014 1:36:52 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course he is.... and that’s why he should have never called himself a republican or a conservative


10 posted on 01/22/2014 1:38:02 PM PST by Nifster
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“Charlie Crist’s message to Democrats: I’m just like Barack Obama”

Light in the loafers?


11 posted on 01/22/2014 1:39:18 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This guys picture ought to be in the dictionary next to “most worthless human being on the planet”.


12 posted on 01/22/2014 1:39:32 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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yeah, another moron


13 posted on 01/22/2014 1:40:29 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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This is the natural evolution of a RINO.


14 posted on 01/22/2014 1:40:41 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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“I’m just like Barack Obama”

Yeah, we already saw through your little “I’m a republican” scheme and that’s why you’re not a senator.


15 posted on 01/22/2014 1:41:08 PM PST by cotton1706
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And to think John Cornyn and the GOP Rinos fought so hard for Crist
against Rubio.


16 posted on 01/22/2014 1:41:53 PM PST by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Obamacare)
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Crist doesn’t have a chance. No chance at all.


17 posted on 01/22/2014 1:41:59 PM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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The Orange Menace strikes again...


18 posted on 01/22/2014 1:44:52 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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A gay black commie? Two out of three........


19 posted on 01/22/2014 1:45:23 PM PST by Toddsterpatriot (Science is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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Let’s see, Republican Governor, backed by the mainstream GOP, embraces Obama...

Are we talking about Crist or Crist-ie?


20 posted on 01/22/2014 1:45:25 PM PST by Zack Attack
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