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Red State blog: Charlie Crist runs for cover

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This campaign is still in its infancy, and anyone who knows anything about politics would understand that 14 months in politics is an eternity.

So let’s look at the supposed “grand slam” of endorsements Governor Charlie Crist has scooped up. Senator John Cornyn, Chairman of the National Senatorial Republican Committee (NRSC) and Senator Mitch McConnell promptly endorsed Crist just after Crist had issued his announcement that he was running for Senate.

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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