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Al Cardenas' letter to Charlie Crist



Former Florida GOP Chairman Al Cardenas, no surprise, is yanking his endorsement of Charlie Crist:

"When winning a party primary was not in the cards for George H.W. Bush, Bob Dole, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, and others; they didn't desert their party. They endorsed the nominee and campaigned for our common cause," Cardenas wrote Crist. "Governor, the GOP has not left you. Our Party's platform and values have been practically identical since you were first elected to public office as a Republican. The announcement you made yesterday was disappointing in many different fronts. Please be advised that I am endorsing our next United States Senator from Florida, Speaker Marco Rubio."

Here's the full letter

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 11:32am]


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