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Nat'l Review questions Crist's conservative credentials as VP pick

National_review The National Review weighs in on the prospect of Gov. Charlie Crist as vp pick for John McCain and asks: "In some ways, Crist’s candidacy would make a lot of sense: He’d all but lock up Florida, a state McCain can’t afford to lose in November. He also has a strong record on crime, taxes, and spending. But is he the battle-tested conservative that so many in the Republican base believe McCain ought to pick?"

In a lengthy review of the governor's record, the conservative-leaning national magazine concludes: "Conservatives are likely to want a little more balance on the GOP presidential ticket. If McCain decides to spurn them, he would be smart to buy some disaster insurance beforehand." Read it here.