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Independent Florida Governor Charlie Crist is happy man these days…….

Forget all the Bullshit the talking heads put out….

Crist leads in the polls for the Florida senate seat….

He doesn’t have to pick up the paper and see some ex-Republican slinging mud at him…

And he can speak to whoever he wants  and not have to worry about some party hack getting on his case about it…

Life is good….

Here’s a interview from the St. Petersberg Times ……..

Something peculiar is going on with Charlie Crist.

He’s on the cusp of losing public office, his lifelong party is attacking him mercilessly, and some of his closest friends are yanking their support now that he’s running for Senate as a nonpartisan candidate instead of a Republican. And yet even by the relentlessly cheerful standards of Gov. Crist, he seems even more upbeat and relaxed than ever.

“I’m very happy. I really am. Listen, I don’t know if I’ve ever enjoyed being a public servant as much as I have the past few weeks because I feel really in touch with where the people are,” the governor said in a wide-ranging talk with the St. Petersburg Timeseditorial board Thursday.

The decision to drop out of the Republican U.S. Senate primary was about political survival as much as anything, considering the polls showed him trailing Marco Rubio by more than 20 points. But Crist is now talking like a man liberated from the constraints of partisan orthodoxy.

What’s he think about President Barack Obama nominating Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court? “I think she’d do a great job,” said the candidate who last year opposed Justice Sonia Sotomayor when conservative activists were turning on him…..

More……..

If the Dog was in Florida he’d look seriously at Crist….. since his first choice….. Kendrick Meek …..is running a distant third…..

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May 14, 2010 - Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Projections, Updates | , ,

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