Now that former Republican Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has endorsed President Obama's reelection campaign and announced he will speak at the Democratic National Convention, the politico's former GOP allies are targeting him in a new ad.
The commercial, called "How Conservative Are You, Charlie?" and running in Florida, features Crist lauding his own conservative credentials and palling around with the likes of Dubya and Sarah Palin.
"If many Democrats thought Clint Eastwood's speech was a bit odd, wait till they see Charlie Crist – a man who has built his career bashing virtually everything President Obama and the Democrats stand for, including the President's spending programs and ObamaCare – debate himself," Republican Party of Florida Chairman Lenny Curry wrote in a statement.
"Charlie Crist may try to use the Democrats' national convention as his latest attempt to shed his political skin, but the RPOF intends to make sure the people of Florida and the nation remember his words and record," he added.
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Allegations about former Florida GOP Governor Charlie Crist, long rumored to be gay, are emerging in a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Investigative Report in a scandal involving Republican Party Chair Jim Greer. Greer allegedly paid himself to raise money for the GOP and is set to go to trial in July.
The Crist details have emerged in discovery documents surrounding the investigation, WTSP reports:
The allegations come from Damon Chase, Jim Greer's attorney. Chase told John Morgan of Morgan and Morgan where Charlie Crist works, that if had to depose the former Governor, Crist would be embarrassed by the following issues:
- Charlie Crist is a homosexual and had homosexual relationships with at least two men who were paid to leave the state to avoid embarrassing then Governor Crist.
- Charlie Crist attempted to kiss Greer at a hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
- Governor Crist had drunken escapades and his security detail had to cover for him.
- Charlie Crist attempted to run over people while he was intoxicated and operating a golf cart.
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Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has settled with David Byrne and the Talking Heads for violating copyright laws with his unauthorized use of the song "Road to Nowhere" in a campaign ad last year attacking his U.S. Senate race opponent Marco Rubio.
As part of the settlement, Crist had to post a recorded apology on YouTube, which really makes me wish he had used a song by the Village People.
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