For the good of the GOP, will Charlie Crist drop out?
The first survey in the Florida Senate race was 54-8 in Charlie Crist’s favor. When Rubio broke into the mid-teens, Charlie Crist’s campaign said that for the good of the GOP, Rubio needed to withdraw. The NRSC endorsed campaign of Charlie Crist said Rubio would lose to Democrat Kendrick Meeks. Crist said that Rubio staying in the race would cause money to be spent unnecessarily | Read More »
A Bomb Goes Off in Florida
Last night in Washington, close to one hundred leaders of the conservative movement gathered in a townhouse just down from the United States Capitol to hear Senator Jim DeMint and Florida Speaker Marco Rubio at a Senate Conservatives Fund fundraiser for Marco Rubio. The people in the room for Rubio were the same people who blew up NY-23, helping Doug Hoffman and crushing the chances | Read More »
Charlie Crist Lies Again About Marco Rubio
It is called projection. The big spending, tax-hiking cover of the Florida accuses his opponent who has always been committed to cutting spending and taxes as being a big spending tax hiker. Come on, Charlie. Even the media is calling you out for your lies. “When you hear people out there on the campaign trail talking about what they’re going to do, look at what | Read More »
The Evolution of Charlie Crist: He Says He is One Thing. His Record Shows Him to be Something Else.
“Charlie Crist’s actions prove him to be anti-family, anti-life, anti-gun, and very much in favor of taxes” Last week, Charlie Crist decided to attack conservatives by telling reporters that “It’s hard to be more conservative than I am on issues — there’s different ways stylistically to communicate that — I’m pro-life, I’m pro-gun, I’m pro-family, and I’m anti-tax,” then went on to say he guessed | Read More »
Charlie Crist Wants You to Know He Hates You and Thinks You Are Dumb
Charlie Crist just hurts himself more and more every time he opens his mouth. In January, when he decides to quit the Senate primary (you heard it hear first) and get back in the Florida Governor’s race, he’s going to be doing some scrambling to douse the flames on all the bridges he is burning. In the latest rant against Marco Rubio Crist attacks Rubio | Read More »
Charlie Crist Finally Pulls Race Card. Jealous of Rubio’s Better Tan.
Well, we knew Crist was desperate, but pulling the race card seems really low even for him, given all the videos circulating out there about Crist’s personal life. Good grief. Race42008.com has the video circulating by the “Truth About Rubio” website we previously exposed as the creation of Rich Heffley, produced in the offices of the Republican Party of Florida. The video shows Marco Rubio | Read More »
George and Jeb Bush to Hold Rubio Fundraiser
This is great news. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s sons plans to hold a private fundraiser for insurgent GOP Senate candidate Marco Rubio next month, Rubio told Fox News. The active involvement of George P. Bush and Jeb Bush Jr. in the race raises the possibility that their father could endorse Rubio down the road and give his campaign added momentum against the GOP front-runner, | Read More »
Charlie Crist’s Big Financier Is Under Federal Investigation While Crist’s Communications Director Quits
It is almost an admission by the Crist campaign that his campaign is garbage. Governor Crist’s long time communications director is out. After a run of bad publicity, Gov. Charlie Crist will go the route of so many chief executives hampered by falling poll numbers or botched public relations: shaking up the communications team. Crist’s office confirmed Wednesday he is parting ways with longtime communications | Read More »
Liar, Liar, Charlie Crist’s Pants Are On Fire
Good grief. Florida Governor Charlie Crist has never had to run a real primary against a real Republican and it is starting to show. About a week or so ago, Crist lied and said he had never supported Barack Obama’s stimulus plan, despite signing a letter of support, appearing with Obama on video, and producing a personal video in favor of the stimulus. But it | Read More »
Club for Growth Endorses Marco Rubio
Funny. A lot of people thought the Club for Growth had endorsed Marco Rubio. They had not . . . at least until today. It is now certain that Charlie Crist will get a run for his money in Florida. The Club for Growth is today announcing its endorsement of Marco Rubio in the Florida Senate race. They’ll bundle a lot of money for Marco | Read More »
Crist Campaign, Unable To Prove Itself Conservative, Tries To Show Rubio Isn’t Either
This is really funny. The St. Petersburg Times is painting a picture of Marco Rubio as not a conservative, but a political opportunist. After a week of negative attention and a website designed to paint Rubio as a liberal, Charlie Crist finally had to hire some journalists to do it. Rubio’s fiscal conservatism was called into question as soon as he assumed the role of | Read More »
Does Charlie Crist Have Dementia or Just Like Waffles?
The saga of Charlie Crist’s love for Barack Obama’s stimulus is getting out of hand and harder every day to keep up with. In February, Crist sent a letter to Barack Obama saying Crist supported the stimulus. Later that month, Crist stood on stage to praise the stimulus and Barack Obama. In return, Obama called Crist his favorite Republican. Then two nights ago, Crist said | Read More »
Charlie Crist Is Scared and Lying
Charlie Crist welcomed Barack Obama to Florida last February, hugged him, grinned when Obama called Crist “his favorite Republican,” and then explained why the Democrats’ stimulus was a good thing. That was February. Yesterday, Charlie Crist denied it ever happened. Despite the videotaped evidence, Charlie Crist says he never once supported the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the formal name of the stimulus. This all | Read More »
Another Anonymous Internet Attack Out of the Florida GOP’s Offices
One anonymous internet attack out of the offices of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) against the Rubio team is a bit much. But two? There has been another one. Last time, Rich Heffley, one of Charlie Crist’s top guys and on the payroll of the RPOF, orchestrated an entire attack against Marco Rubio online, trying to be anonymous, that came complete with a Hitler | Read More »
Dear RedState: “I Hear You, Washington Hears You, and the Idiots On My Staff Who Did This Hear You.” Respectfully, Sen. Cornyn
Well, the one Republican in Washington, D.C. today who seems to have had a realistic assessment of what took place yesterday is John Cornyn, the Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee. He made sure to tell a reporter that the NRSC will not spend any money in Florida for Crist or against Rubio. Most curious in his statement were three words: “As far as | Read More »
Joe Scarborough: How History Repeats Itself
There is something about New York’s 23rd Congressional District that reporters and the GOP establishment are ignoring. According to the PPP poll and the Sienna poll, Doug Hoffman is expanding the base of voters willing to vote for a conservative, not shrinking the base as the press alleges. In talking about this race this morning with Joe Scarborough on his radio show, he talked about | Read More »
Charlie Crist Delenda Est
Dede Scozzafava is out. We must now do to Crist what we did to Scozzafava. He’s even more a potential menace simply by virtue of being a potential Senator.
BREAKING: Rich Heffley Admits It Was All Him Doing The Anti-Rubio Website
At first he would neither confirm nor deny it. Then Rich Heffley insisted he was not behind the anti-Rubio website truthaboutrubio.com, but he knew who was. Now Rich Heffley admits it was all him. Notice how he waits until a Friday night to do it. Heffley still denies he was also behind the Hitler video despite removing everything about it from his website when we | Read More »
Rich Heffley Denies and Admits His Involvement
Poor Rich Heffley. After refusing to deny his involvement in the anti-Rubio website to a reporter yesterday and refusing to deny his involvement in the anti-Crist Hitler video, today he is issuing a non-denial. You see, it was not him who set up the website, but he passed along lots of the research. So . . . considering the source file we found . . | Read More »
Charlie Crist Gets Desperate. Senator George LeMieux Appears To Be Involved In the Rubio Attack Too.
Charlie Crist is the front runner in the Florida Senate race. He is also the incumbent Governor of Florida. By any reasonable measure, including fundraising, the Florida Senate race should be his for the taking. Except it is not happening for him. Charlie Crist is becoming so desperate that his campaign has descended to farcical parodies of Nixonian tactics. The campaign has decided to attack | Read More »