This is completely unscientific but we’re looking for a sense from readers whether they support Charlie Crist, Nan Rich or wish someone else was seeking the Democratic nomination.
Charlie Christ is almost as big a self-serving liar as Rick Scott. Christ is no Democrat no matter what he says. Christ is a Republican no matter what party and platform he supposedly claims. He’ll say anything to get elected.
He has always been a liberal Republican. In fact he has been more liberal on some issues than Nan Rich. Consult the record instead of parroting what is said on this biased site and you will see.
I am concerned about Charlie as he is in the back pocket of one of the largest personal inujury attroney’s here in Florida. The harm that they can do by passing laws that benefit the attorneys and not proctect the private citizen is concerning.
Was calling Crist “Christ” an honest mispell or a Freudian Slip?
It’s scary to think that Scott and Crist are tied with Crist winning by a few marginal points. Where as Rich vs Scott She wins in a Land slide.
Amazing to see that some people who would vote for Rich would not vote for another democrat, Scary thoughts and Bad news for Florida if Rick Scott is re-elected!
What poll shows Rich winning in a landslide? How current is it? The Democrats are in TERRIBLE shape nationally and that’s a two month trend. If a poll was taken in earlier than late-November it’s not applicable anymore. Several vulnerable Dem senators have gone from big leads to deficits since the Obamacare rollout. Much of this is media hysteria and an unwillingness to report the benefits of the ACA but it is reality in the polls.
I heard Ms.Rich speak at a non partisan event and was impressed by her intelligence, compassion, detailed knowledge of the subjects-like Senior Citizen issues, etc. She was able to answer everyone’s questions in depth and was warm and friendly. In fact she was speaking with a group of staunch Republicans who were also in the room (answering questions) and they were impressed with her! She has been working for the citizens for many years already and has earned her stripes!
Let’s see Christ, you inplemented the wrongful death act, where big business (insurance, hospitals and dr’s) cannot be sued if they commit a wrongful death by adult children over 25, or by parents of a victim who is over 25. That was your rep stance, what is your demo stance on this issue. My mother was just KILLED by an incompetent dr. and I’m supposed to just accept this. How many more has he killed or will be killed and no consequence to him. YOU SUCK MISTER
A commenter by the name of Tony is a Crist political operative.Please ignore his lies.
A vote for Nan Rich isn’t wasted… It’s a vote for Rick Scott. They are working together as part of the same team. The ABC team.
Reject Nan Rich and her Republican allies.
Hiding under the name Fla Dem isn’t helping you. You are like the KKK, hiding under a sheet –
It is such a shame to see so many good progressives hoodwinked by Nan Rich. She is full of personal ambition and if you knew her you would realize she has not been the forceful leading liberal she claims. The backing for her campaign has come from the Republican Party terrified of a Crist nomination and from this website which in fairness has begun to gradually drift away from her recently (the podcast was great guys, by the way. You said what needed to be said about her joke campaign.) Really otherwise she has little or ZERO support.
Find an issue outside of children’s/education issues Nan Rich led on please and talk about her work on it. Something real and tangible. I have not seen anything from this website , nor her campaign, nor her media appearances, nor her stump speeches where she says “I did this, I got this passed.”
Nan Rich’s campaign is an extension of Rick Scott’s campaign. That is the bottom line at this point in time. She is just a vehicle to bloody up Crist and to turn Democrats who need to be working and turning out for Crist against him so Scot gets reelected.
Show some brains people! Rich even said she would take money from Scott and the Republicans to win. Shows what she is all about!
Real Florida Democrat and Tony are paid operatives who have political interests in seeing Crist elected. They try to hide behind aliases and discredit a True Democrat.,Nan Rich. Charlie Crist take your corrupt money and your paid henchmen out of here. You have never been there when we needed you and you can’t be trusted.
Crist is an intellectual lightweight and a pathological liar.
Those helping Nan Rich are essentially working with Rick Scott. Crist will be the nominee and resistance is not only futile but beneficial to the tea party republicans.
A vote for Nan Rich is a vote for Scott. She is actively working with the republicans . This is the opposite of Crist who worked hard to empower Democrats and worked against his own party. Republicans HATED Crist because he was always one of us.
Larry,[real name disguised] You ignorant moron. Do you really think anybody believes Nan is “actively working for the Republicans”.
Charlie Crist was always more of a democrat than a republican. While in office, he actually cared about what was best for the citizens of Florida and listened. Don’t buy into that flip flop nonsense, he reflected on issues and yes when given information sometimes changed his mind. Isn’t that what you want, someone who listens and can be convinced if given facts? He was not afraid to go against the party and veto bad bills. I would trust him any day. I believe Nan Rich, who is probably nice, cannot win, so a vote for Nan is a vote for Scott. We cannot survive four more years of Scott and republican policy left unchecked. Please think and consider the evidence.
Crist is a murderer. How soon we all forget Terry Schaivo.
I remenber alot of things that Crisp did as govenor that turns my tummy. I am not a suporter of the current moron in power, but please give Nan a shot. She can deafeat R.S
Crist’s stance on so many issues mirrors what Democrats care about…climate change, public education, voting rights, the environment and immigration. One of his first actions as governor was to grant voting rights to ex felons; Scott’s was to disenfranchise them. I saw Rich interviewed on MSNBC and I wasn’t impressed. She was hesitant and seemed uncomfortable in front of the camera. Maybe it was more lack of style than lack of substance but it will take an experienced and competent politician to defeat Scott. I’m 100% for Crist and look forward to working for him.
Once again anonymous posts lack credibility, Operatives speak for money, just like Charlie. Nan and her volunteers speak truth to power.
Joe, you claim that everyone who supports Charlie Crist is an operative in it for the money. I can tell you that I support Charlie Crist, and I am not an operative nor am I getting paid to support him. I met Nan Rich and Charlie Crist at the Florida Democratic Conference in October. I liked them both, and I feel that either one of them would make a fine Governor. My fear with Nan Rich, is that I do not feel that she can beat Rick Scott. Charlie Crist has a very high chance to beat Rick Scott. A recent poll showed that Crist was beating Scott by 12 points, while Rich was loosing to Scott by 1 point. As toxic as Scott is, we can not choose a candidate that might beat Scott. We need a candidate who can beat Scott.
Richard, finally a real name with a real reason. You base your support for Charlie on electability. I base my support of Nan on record and democratic values which is indisputable. I feel you are wrong about electability. I have many reasons to believe Charlie is a loser, but I can sum it up with one word BAGGAGE. After debates Nan will outpoll Charlie. Debates will decide. See you there.
Joe, Who ever wins the primary, Nan or Charlie, I will campaign for the Democratic Gubernatorial nominee with the same amount of excitement and enthusiasm. My number one goal is to get rid of Rick Scott!
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