Now that $5.3 billion in federal stimulus money is being pumped into next year's proposed budget, you're no longer hearing any second-guessing about the wisdom of taking the cash.
Asked if he felt vindicated in pushing for the money, here's what Gov. Charlie Crist said: “Obviously, it was right. We needed it for the children of Florida, and for the students of our state and for them to have a bright future. I mean that’s the point. As an executive, as the chief executive, to not take that money to help people would have been wacky.”