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Letters to Crist: Traitor! Socialism!

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March

We've heard a lot of people praising Gov. Charlie Crist for putting aside partisanship and embracing Mail President Obama's economic stimulus package. But wondering what kind of feedback our governor is receiving, we requested copies of the stimulus-related letters and e-mails the governor received over the two-week period after he announced he would join Obama in touting the package in Fort Myers.

It ain't pretty. The written feedback from citizens is overwhelmingly anti-stimulus/anti-Crist.

"You will never get my vote again. You will get 100 percent of the Democratic vote so I know you are not worried, but I can only HOPE that you are going to have to run against a real Republican," Jim Hill of Jupiter wrote the governor. "Join Obama's team as a Democrat and you will fit in with the Chicago Machine!!!!!!!"

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 8:29pm]

    

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