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Carl Hiaasen on Charlie Crist

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Ah, Charlie, we hardly knew ye. The lad was but a bronze blur, streaking across the bright Tallahassee firmament . . . OK, streaking isn’t exactly the right word. What Charlie did was more like scooting or possibly darting, as in darting from one job to the next — state senator, deputy secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, education commissioner, attorney general, then governor. It seems like barely 30 months ago that he took office as Florida’s…

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