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Charlie Crist loves Obamacare; and Republican Party of FL loves that

@MarcACaputo

Despite some chatter Charlie Crist would run from Obamacare as it flounders, he's fully embracing it as he runs for governor as a Democrat.

Beyond the matter of belief, there's some political necessity here for Crist. He's running in a Democratic primary, there are doubts about the Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat's trustworthiness in his new party.

So Crist is taking that head on by, in the words of the Republican Party of Florida, "hugging Obamacare."

It's good for Crist (in the short term); and it's good for the RPOF, which thinks the Affordable Care Act will be a millstone in a general election.

Whodathunk Obamacare would be such a uniter. Here's the copy of today's email from RPOF (pardon the cut-and-paste job and any coding problems, not much time to strip it all away and clean it up):

 

Charlie Would Have Voted For Obamacare, Says "Our Country Needed To Do It," And Is Now Running On It

 

STATEMENT FROM CHAIRMAN LENNY CURRY: "Charlie Crist has said he would vote for Obamacare, supports implementing Obamacare and that our country needs Obamacare.  Now he's made it clear that he's running on Obamacare. He's been bragging about hugging President Obama and has made it clear he's hugging Obamacare. This government takeover of health care is something we can't afford and Charlie Crist is someone Floridians can't afford to be governor again."

 

LAST NIGHT, CHARLIE TOLD ED SCHULTZ HE "WON'T SHY AWAY" FROM RUNNING WITH OBAMACARE

 

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NOVEMBER 18, 2013 - When Asked If He Would Run With Obamacare, Charlie Crist Said "I Won't Shy Away From It. I Think It's The Right Thing To Do. And I Feel That It My Heart." ("The Ed Show," MSNBC, 11/18/13) 

 

TWO DAYS AGO, CHARLIE SAID "OUR COUNTRY NEEDED" OBAMACARE

 

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NOVEMBER 17, 2013 - Charlie Crist On Obamacare: "It's The Right Thing To Do. Our Country Needed To Do It. I'm Glad He Did It. I'm Glad We Have It. And It'll Continue To Improve, I Believe." ("Naples Daily NewsMakers With Jeff Lytle," WZNV-ABC Ft. Myers, 11/17/13)

 

THREE MONTHS AGO, CHARLIE CRIST SAID "IT'S VERY IMPORTANT WE GET OBAMACARE IMPLEMENTED" ... 

 

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AUGUST 18, 2013 - Charlie Crist On Obamacare: "I Support It And I Think It's Very Important We Get It Implemented." (Stephen Sabludowsky, "Charlie Crist Talks New Orleans, Obamacare And His Conversion To The Democratic Party," Bayou Buzz, 8/18/13)

 

... AND THANKED A DEMOCRATIC SENATOR FOR VOTING FOR IT

 

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AUGUST 18, 2013 - Charlie Crist To United States Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La.) At Louisiana Democratic Party's Jefferson-Jackson Dinner: "Thank You For Voting For The Affordable Care Act." (Stephen Sabludowsky, "Charlie Crist Talks New Orleans, Obamacare And His Conversion To The Democratic Party," Bayou Buzz, 8/18/13)

 

IN 2010, U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE CHARLIE CRIST SAID HE WOULD'VE VOTED FOR IT 

 

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AUGUST 27, 2010 - Charlie Crist On How He Would've Voted On Obamacare: "I Would've Voted For It." (Adam Smith, "Charlie Crist's Two Views On The Heath Care Bill,' The St. Petersburg Times, 8/27/10)

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ed jenkins

This most despised former governor is living up to his disastrous campaign history of melting down after initially declaring for races and proving why Floridians hate him so much by supporting the law they hate more than any. It is a good sign to hear that Bill Nelson a more noble democrat is considering entering the race as he anticipates a Crist meltdown. Although Floridians consider him to old and out of touch and signs of dementia are appearing for Nelson he would be a drastic improvement and one this democrat primary voter could support.

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