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Jim Greer joins Charlie Crist on stimulus contortions

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November

Is it so hard for Charlie Crist to simply say he supported the stimulus package and that while it was far from perfect, he thinks it did a lot of good for the people of Florida? Now, state party chairman Jim Greer is adding to the credibility gap.

"If [Crist] had been a congressman, he has said many times, he would have voted against it," Greer said on Ron Sachs' video show.

Wrong.

"Gov. Charlie Crist, now a U.S. Senate candidate, said Tuesday he would have made the “pragmatic” decision to vote for the $787 billion federal stimulus bill, differentiating himself from fellow-Republican opponent Marco Rubio and the man he is trying to replace — Mel Martinez." (The Orlando Sentinel, 05/10/09)

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 2:05pm]

    

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