Skip to comments.Obama campaigns with former Republican Crist in crucial Florida
Posted on 09/08/2012 12:51:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama kicked off a two-day bus tour of the key election battleground state of Florida on Saturday with former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, who endorsed Obama's 2008 rival John McCain but has since left the Republican Party.
Trying to build on the momentum of this week's Democratic National Convention and overcome another tough jobs report, Obama is spending the weekend canvassing a state that he and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, both want to win in order to achieve victory in the November 6 U.S. election.
The Democratic incumbent hopes Crist, a once popular Republican governor, will help Obama appeal to political independents, who are likely to determine the victor in the state.
"We have a leader with a cool head, and his name is President Barack Obama," Crist told the crowd of some 11,000 at an outdoor rally.
"He is working hard for the middle class. He is working hard for Florida," Crist said.
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He's st00piter than I thought.
Romney will win Florida. Mortal lock. But if 0 wants to waste time and money here, fine.....
Smart move. Crist is extremelly popular here in Florida. (/s not really necessary)
Crist isn’t very popular in Florida, don’t know why Obama is dragging him into his campaign.
Looks like Morgan & Morgan is pimping out the closet queen to Obama.
Marco Rubio (R) -- 2,645,743 (48.89%)
Charlie Crist (I) -- 1,607,549 (29.71%)
Kendrick B. Meek (D) -- 1,092,936 20.20%
Obama was never very good at math....
The two ladies are hoping to convince the ignorant.
Brevard county is a serious GOP stronghold .
The Soros Puppet killed off NASA and crushed the economy there!
They are desperate and stupid.
Obama isn’t good at anything except destroying this country.
Yep, Charlie Crist is a real winner./s
One word caught my attention in the article. Momentum. Huh? Oh yeah, it’s rooters new service. Maybe just the “forward” motion of the bus. A short one at that.
Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.
Awesome! Let him campaign with one of the most hated and despised politicians in Florida......
That should help the enlightnend one.....snicker....
any crowd pictures?
How many people were there?
BTW we should be emailing exmples of “forward” ads throughout history. The MSM should know, WE KNOW the history of “forward” as a slogan.
Saw shallow Charlie driven in to the St. Pete College/Seminole campus event this morning.
I wonder what’s in it for crist.
Traveling around in OUR million dollar bus.
Buses bought solely for his campaign with OUR money.
Is that all he did “with” him?
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