Florida GOP lashes out at Charlie Crist's party switch

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The Republican Party of Florida’s Brian Burgess released overnight the following statement regarding former governor Charlie Crist’s party switch to become a Democrat:

“Charlie Crist’s first official act as a Democrat was to tell a lie about why he is now pretending to be one.  The truth is that this self-professed, Ronald-Reagan Republican only abandoned his pro-life, pro-gun, conservative principles in 2010 after he realized that Republicans didn’t want to send him to Washington D.C. as a senator, especially after he proved he couldn’t do the job as governor. …

“It’s obvious that Florida Democrats are desperate when Charlie Crist is the one who gets invited to the White House just two years after he disowned Barack Obama in 2010, publicly ripped him at every turn, accusing President Obama of having ‘the same tired answer for every problem, trashing ObamaCare and promising to repeal itendorsing John McCain, and blasted President Obama for wasting money on the stimulus. …

“But don’t take our word for it.  Listen to Charlie Crist say it himself:

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