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Norah O’Donnell says Charlie Crist cross could elect Kendrick Meek

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Check out Norah O’Donnell’s reaction to the news that Charlie Crist is poised to enter the Florida senatorial race as an independent.

Appearing on Morning Joe today, the MSNBC correspondent was absolutely giddy with excitement at the prospect that Crist’s independent run could give Democrat Kendrick Meek “a real shot!”

NORAH O’DONNELL: I think this is a huge development, in part because of Charlie Crist’s past and his future, and also because it does give Kendrick Meek a real shot at this Senate seat!  He’s got a lot of money that he’s banked, and he’s just been sitting there pretty, waiting to spend it. Florida is a state about spending money on advertising.  And I think it gives the Democrats a real shot.

Easy, Norah. Easy

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, 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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