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How Charlie Crist helped Skeletor’s chances of being Florida’s next governor

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From RedState: When Charlie Crist yelled “No Mas” against Marco Rubio and jumped the GOP ship a couple weeks ago, the hissing sound you heard was all the excitement of the anticipated 24 August primary escaping into the atmosphere. Couple this with the surprisingly low turnout in this week’s primaries, and what you have is the probable fact that the turnout for Florida’s 24 August primary will be surprisingly low. (Warning to All Republicans: Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.)

What does this mean for the race for the Republican Florida Governor’s nomination?  It means that whoever can drum up the most enthusiasm, coupled with who can put on the most TV Ads (sorry folks, those 30-second soundbites DO win elections) stands a damn good chance of winning. Continue reading 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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