Shocking no one, former Florida Republican governor Charlie Crist officially signed the papers to become a Democrat Friday night, proudly tweeting a photo of the event.
— Charlie Crist (@CharlieCrist) December 8, 2012
Crist signed the papers at a Christmas reception at the White House. According to the Tampa Bay Times, President Obama greeted the newly minted Democrat with a fist-bump. Crist had actively campaigned for Obama and was a featured speaker at the Democratic National Convention.
— #JeSuisJuive (@lamblock) December 8, 2012
@charliecristfl There was a time I liked you and respected you. That just ended.
— Tony de la Mancha (@tonybalogna) December 8, 2012
He’s out of the closet. RT @mpoppel: Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, an Independent, tweets he has joined the Democratic Party
— Dr. Schadenfreude (@PoliticsOfFear) December 8, 2012
Waited until after O won FL RT @learyreports: Charlie Crist has become a Democrat, tweeting the news. We knew it was coming but still sudden
— Matt Mackowiak (@MattMackowiak) December 8, 2012
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) December 8, 2012
What does the entirely expected but long delayed change in party mean for Crist’s political future?
I predict Charlie Crist is going no where fast as a now newly Baptizied Democrat in Florida
— Opinionated Catholic (@Opinionatedcath) December 8, 2012