With a stroke of his veto pen, Gov. Charlie Crist declared his independence from Republican policy and politicians Thursday and set the stage for a go-for-broke independent run for the U.S. Senate. For Crist, such a defiant strategy would complete his political evolution. He called himself a ``Jeb Bush Republican'' when he ran for governor in 2006, and has governed as a nonideological populist.Update: Correction, despite earlier headline, Christ has not yet declared his candidacy for any race.
Apr 16, 2010
From the Miami Herald: