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A bad time to be Charlie Crist’s frat brother

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Check out Thomas Francis’ piece in The Juice: It used to be the best gravy train on the tracks: If you were a frat brother of Charlie Crist at Florida State, you could practically name your job.

Harry Sargeant landed a prestigious gig as the finance chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Crist appointed another “Pike,” Mike Fernandez, to the North Broward Hospital District, which he soon chaired. Tom Wheeler followed Crist from the Department of Education to the Attorney General’s Office and was helped to his current position as undersheriff of Broward County. Yet another frat brother, Jay Hurley, was appointed by Crist to a high-profile county judgeship.

But as Crist falls, so do his brothers…Read the rest of this article here.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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