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In Miami, Crist trying to convert Meek supporters

At stops, Gov. Charlie Crist is subtlety suggesting to Kendrick Meek supporters that Crist is better positioned to overtake Rubio. In Miami, Meek's hometown, Crist was more pointed. Rather than reminding Floridians to make their vote count, Crist said "I'm the only one who can defeat Marco. There's no doubt in my mind."

When reporters said Marco Rubio was accusing Crist of deal-making to get Meek out of the race, Crist pivoted. "Rubio actually made deals," Crist said, noting that Rubio secured extra funding for Florida International University and later took a teaching position there.

In Miami, Crist met up with one of his more prominent Democrat supporters, state Rep. Yolly Roberson. "This is a battle between good and evil," said Roberson, casting a stark contrast between Crist and Rubio. "In my dreams, good prevails." Added state Rep. Luis Garcia: "Charlie Crist is the best man for the job."

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Clowns to the left; Jokers to the right

It is time for the rational center to unite behind Governor Cristt as the only viable option to stop the extreme right wing Rubio.

Give em hell Charlie!

trueservice

Clinton said that Meek was considering dropping out - Meek approached him and discussed that with him ---- Clinton's top aide said that Clinton suggested that Meek drop out to give Floridians a better chance at winning against Rubio and that Meek agreed twice to get out of the race and even set a date to come out publicly. I believe the truth is somewhere in the middle.

THE QUESTION THAT THE MEDIA (IF THEY ARE WORTH A GRAIN OF SALT) SHOULD BE ASKING IS: under the circumstances, why is Meek pretending to be so shocked about Crist's call to him that he published that message all over the media, especially when Crist first prefaced his call by saying: "hey body, I am returning your call ..." is it because, just like Meek, the media is trying to stay relevant by playing to voter's emotion. Politicians like Meek understand well how to manipulate the spineless media to sell out their constituents and still look like hero. I like Beth Reinhardt but It was so stupid and nauseating for her to write in the front page of today Miami herald that “... Meek seems relaxed for someone who has been in office since 1995 and is on his way out of a job”. If it looks too good to be true it is not true. The facts do not add up.

If Beth did her homework as the Floridians expect her to, she would found out that Meek GOT PAID OFF BIG TIME by those who want Rubio to win - and know that Crist is a threat. Meek got paid big time in exchange for him to stay in the race, therefore guaranty that Rubio wins and come back and run for his old seat in 2012. Meek got paid and I don’t mean a Cadillac. .. He screwed black voters & die hard democrats, and got back at the democratic which he thought did support him enough. Meek knows he has already lost the race. His last minute marathon is nothing but an appeal to the emotions of black voters and other democrats to get them not to overwhelmingly vote for Crist to save himself (it is always about Meek) from further embarrassment.

Beth there you have it, if Meek at this point is relaxed-- HE KNOWS EXACTLY WHAT TO EXPECT _ HE THINKS HE HAS WON -- HE THINKS OF HIMSELF AS A HEROE FOR PROFITTING FROM HIS OWN DEMISES, HE CELEBRATED BY THE MEDIA, BLACK VOTERS AND OTHER UNSUSPECTED DEMOCRATS FOR ALLEGEDLY STANDING UP AGAINST "BIG BAD GOVERNOR CRIST" AND BY STICKING IT TO THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY WHICH HE BLAMES FOR NOT BACKING HIS CANDIDACY ENOUGH AND FINALLY BY GETTING BACK AT CRIST FOR TAKING DEMOCRATIC VOTES AWAY FROM HIM. THOSE VOTES HE THINKS HE IS SIMPLY ENTITLED TO .

Talking about honest leadership- Meek got Clinton to go alone with his version of the story (remember at first Clinton said that he had a private conversation with Meek about dropping out and that it was up to Meek to tell whatever version of that conversation he wanted to" and Meek did.

How can we expect our children to do the right things when our leaders don’t?

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