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It’s only February, but have the U.S. Senate candidates already jumped the shark?

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This last week, I cruised around the Bahamas, soaking up the sun while downing frothy boat drinks. Not once did I think about Charlie Crist or Marco Rubio or Kendrick Meek. What a vacation! But now that I’ve been home for a few days and read through my Google Alerts, I have this sinking feeling that the candidates for U.S. Senate are about to jump the shark. And it’s only February. In the course of a week, the supposedly media-savvy…

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Blogosphere chews on idea of Charlie Crist becoming a GDI (that’s God D–n Independent to you non-frat guys)

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Conservative bloggers think Crist will soon drop out of the GOP primary, now that two consecutive polls show him trailing Rubio: •RedState‘s Erick Erickson: “Rasmussen has the political earthquake out today. Charlie Crist’s team was unavailable for comment as they were in the bathroom collectively unable to contain themselves. […] Maybe this is why the media is reporting Charlie Crist had beakfast in Miami with [VP] Joe Biden the other day. Perhaps Crist is planning on jumping ship or taking…

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Blogosphere chews on idea of Charlie Crist becoming a GDI (that’s God D–n Independent to you non-frat guys)

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Conservative bloggers think Charlie Crist will soon drop out of the GOP primary, now that two consecutive polls show him trailing Marco Rubio: •RedState‘s Erick Erickson: “Rasmussen has the political earthquake out today. Charlie Crist’s team was unavailable for comment as they were in the bathroom collectively unable to contain themselves. […] Maybe this is why the media is reporting Charlie Crist had beakfast in Miami with [VP] Joe Biden the other day. Perhaps Crist is planning on jumping ship…

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Principally Political blog attacks NRSC for endorsing Charlie Crist

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Is NRSC right to endorse Crist? “No” is the emphatic response from Erick Erickson of RedState. He objects to the NRSC’s endorsement of Florida Governor Charlie Crist over statehouse Speaker Marco Rubio in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat. Erickson has launched a public campaign to deter donations to the NRSC. Ben Hodge of RedCounty has weighed in, defending Erickson and dissecting the NRSC’s reasoning in its original decision and its counter-attacks on Erickson. I’m not familiar with…

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