Rubio vs. Crist - the sequel
"Recent votes in the Florida Legislature, Gov. Charlie Crist's actions to allow pro-gambling bills to become law, and public opinion polls suggest gaming proponents are growing increasingly successful in convincing Floridians to accept expanded gambling," Rubio writes. ..."[F]loridians who oppose gambling must also send a message that there is an electoral price to be paid for supporting gambling. Second, we must mobilize against any efforts to expand gambling anywhere in our state. I have pledged my commitment to work against a gambling referendum that will take place in January in Miami-Dade."
What gives? Is Rubio simply expressing his views (he contacted Baptist Witness to clarify something in an earlier article) or is there something deeper at work? Will there be a Rubio-Crist showdown in 2010?