The ever-diplomatic Crist: “I don’t agree. I think she can win.’’
Gallagher: “I think she’s got a pretty good chance in the primary,’’ drawing big laughs. “We’ll see who wins that and then we’ll talk about the general (election).’’
A couple other quick notes from the event, which include separate forums for the Democrats and Republicans: Smith benefits from a time limit, which he did not have today. A number of spectators noted after how funny - and long-winded - he is. Gallagher continues to look far more comfortable addressing a specific policy question than giving a stump speech. We're struck by his following Crist's fashion lead at these events, and now is consistently losing the jacket as Crist has done for months.