Marco Rubio, lobbyist or lawyer?
I guess there’s no question which side of the Marco Rubio – Charlie Crist senate primary race the Miami Herald is pulling for. Thinking they had caught Rubio in a “gotcha moment”, you can almost hear the writer’s evil bwahhhhhhhh as they penned this article… Boy we missed this one: former House Speaker Marco Rubio and U.S. Senate candidate was a Miami-Dade County lobbyist from | Read More »
Steve Rothaus Must be an Idiot
I don’t know who Steve Rothaus is, but he is clearly an idiot.In a column for the Miami Herald, Rothaus writes A recent tweet from Erick Erickson of Redstate.com criticized a hiring decision by the Crist campaign as “birds of a feather,” a sly reference to Charlie Crist’s sexuality. Here is the tweet in question. It reads, “Charlie Crist hires a Mitch McConnell staffer. Birds | Read More »
Charlie Crist Will Drop Out of the Senate Race
The Crist campaign says it is not true, but the writing is on the wall. Again and again the media turns against Crist.Another blow to the Crist campaign came today as the Republican National Committee’s War Room sent out this unflattering story about the failures of the Crist campaign.The RNC did that. [UPDATE: Todd Herman at the RNC tells me this afternoon (1/12/2010) that “The | Read More »
NY Times: Rubio in Sunday Magazine & Charles Blow = Erick Everywhere
I read the NY Times for free online so you don’t have to. Two items are of interest today. Charles Blow writes a Saturday column that usually blows. He attacks Republicans like a Johnny One-Note. This is from today’s column: Op-Ed Columnist G.O.P. Grief and Grieving By CHARLES M. BLOW Published: January 8, 2010 The attack on the Republican establishment by the tea party folks | Read More »
My Take On Greer Ouster
I may be a Moderate, but I am thankful Jim Greer is on the way out and know that this has nothing to do with moderate-versus-conservative bulls**t (I’m sorry, I am just pissed off here at Greer’s utter gul). This part of Greer’s statement really pisses me off:
Crist’s Boy Greer Goes Down
Reports are all over the net pointing to the ouster of Jim Greer as the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Greer is a Crist loyalist, hand picked by Crist presumably to provide the needed support for his Senate aspirations for 2010. After months of interference in the Republican primary Party members in Florida have decided it’s time for Greer to go. Not a | Read More »
Ask not for whom the bell tolls Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer, it tolls for thee
Major GOP donors call for Jim Greer to step down LETTER TO ALL COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF REPUBLICAN PARTY OF FLORIDA We, the undersigned, constitute a geographically diverse group of professional, civic, and business leaders from all regions of Florida. Nonetheless, we have been over the years, and more so now, singularly united in our firm conviction and support for the principles and values of the | Read More »
Real Men for Congress
Something tells me Charlie Crist is incapable of doing anything like this.We have got to get Marco Rubio in the Senate.
Huge Blow to Charlie Crist Today
When Charlie Crist is losing even the establishment he is in serious trouble.Congressmen Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart have withdrawn their endorsements of Charlie Crist. Lincoln offered few details as to why, just that Crist had “left us no alternative and he knows why.”Diaz-Balart said the withdrawal has nothing to do with Crist’s slumping poll numbers, and in fact, the decision was made weeks ago. I | Read More »
Bill McCollum, Presumptive GOP Nominee for Florida Governor, Throws Charlie Crist Under the Bus
How bad is it for Charlie Crist? So bad that the presumptive nominee for the GOP’s gubernatorial candidate has thrown Crist under the bus.Speaking at an event in Ocala, FL, Bill McCollum listed his priorities for Governor and, as the Associated Press notes, they “look a lot like the one Gov. Charlie Crist had in 2006: education, lawsuit limits, property insurance and property taxes.” Does | Read More »
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 in | 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 they’ve | Read More »
SunRail Is A Go
Which is frankly a bad thing*: TALLAHASSEE — Ending decades of bottlenecked ambitions for Central Florida mass transit, the Florida Legislature on Tuesday gave final approval to the SunRail train that’s expected to start carrying passengers in 2012.
The Winter of Charlie Crist’s Political Discontent
Conservatives have long knives out for Gov. Charlie Crist. While the political establishment in Tallahassee and DC is fully supporting incumbent Crist for the Florida’s open U.S. Senate seat over upstart rising star Marco Rubio, the clear conservative choice is emerging. Crist was recruited to run and immediately endorsed by the Senate Republican campaign committee, led by Texas Senator John Cornyn. Although this support smacks | Read More »