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eBay pulls Charlie Crist painting auction, but re-posts a gentler version

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Trying to unload an oil painting of Gov. Charlie Crist seems to have gotten mired in, well, politics. The online auction site eBay yanked the Republican Party of Florida’s auction of an oil painting of Crist Wednesday, apparently reacting to political content attacking Crist in the party’s auction ad. The ad was re-posted with the language removed, said RPOF spokeswoman Katie Gordon Betta, but the party lost nearly 100 bids on the painting, one of them for $6,200. By late Wednesday, bidding…

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