From Alex Leary: He was there but not there, exhausted and unshaven, pacing on the periphery of Straub Park while a crowd grew for the blockbuster announcement.
As Gov. Charlie Crist switched from Republican to independent in the race for U.S. Senate, Eric Eikenberg had a quiet announcement of his own.
He was quitting.
Today is Eikenberg’s last day on the Crist payroll. Thirty-four years old, a father of three and unemployed for the first time since college. Continue reading here.