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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:52 PM
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Hmmm.. Someone's moving up in the Republican VP Sweepstakes Game!
http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/state/article6594...



Florida Gov. Crist says he's getting married

By Adam Smith, Times staff

Published Thursday, July 3, 2008 6:43 PM

ST. PETERSBURG Florida's most powerful bachelor is getting hitched.

Gov. Charlie Crist, single for nearly three decades, on Thursday morning became engaged to his girlfriend of nine months, Carole Rome.

"She's special in every way. She's brilliant, beautiful and sweet. I'm very, very lucky," Crist told the St. Petersburg Times in an exclusive interview.

Crist said he picked out the sapphire and diamond ring on Wednesday at the Gold and Diamond Center in St. Petersburg's Northeast Shopping Center.

No date has been set for the wedding, but Crist, 51, said it would be in St. Petersburg, where he is a member of First United Methodist Church. There probably also will be a reception in Tallahassee.

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JerseygirlCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:54 PM
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1. Too funny.
Didn't I just hear that Pawlenty is cutting off his mullet for the same reason?

(Seriously? Did the guy have a mullet? And anyone voted for him?)
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bunnies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:55 PM
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2. 9 Months?!
Hell. You'd think he'd be old enough to know better. :eyes:
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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:59 PM
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9. Middle aged "confirmed bachelors" are not a comfortable fit with the GOP for VP.
Um, too many rumors and such for the Bible thumper set.
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wmbrew0206 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:04 PM
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13. Yup, that is just about right!
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bunnies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:04 PM
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14. So he marries someone hes known for 9 months?
And suddenly he's a child of god? :rofl: Wow. People really ARE stupid. :banghead:
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:57 PM
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3. Single for 3 decades and decides to marry...
She sounds like a beard to me....
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papapi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:59 PM
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7. Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a weiner.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:16 PM
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21. Ha, Ha...you said weiner...
:spank:
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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:57 PM
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4. I've no response, just...
:rofl: at the thought and the replies already!
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DJ13 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:57 PM
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5. Sounds like he needed a........



.......to have a shot at being VP.
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Me. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:58 PM
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6. Mariage Blanc
as they say in France
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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 07:59 PM
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8. Takin' a trip to California, I see.
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TheDonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:02 PM
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12. You'd think!!!
sheeeeeesh
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mrs_p Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:00 PM
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10. hmm
seems like a larry craig marriage to me.
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rox63 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:01 PM
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11. I hope she doesn't mind his boyfriends staying over n/t
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papapi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:09 PM
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15. Would a gay Democratic VP candidate get your vote?
Edited on Thu Jul-03-08 08:10 PM by papapi
I already know the answer, but how about the entire Democratic base? What do you think?
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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:11 PM
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17. If they were a good candidate, they would get my vote. Why do you "know" the answer?
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papapi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:12 PM
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18. I know how DUers would respond. Not so sure about the general population though.
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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:15 PM
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20. The answer, I suspect, is that it would seriously hamper the candidacy of that party's ticket.
Edited on Thu Jul-03-08 08:17 PM by Mayberry Machiavelli
Due to prejudice against gays. It would be much worse for Republicans than for Democrats, because the most intolerant voters against gays are already on that side of the aisle.

Even more than being a black man will hamper the candidacy of Obama.

I think it's understandable why Crist would do this now, but it's also pretty transparent, whether the guy is gay or not.
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papapi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:23 PM
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Agreed.
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Barack_America Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:11 PM
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16. Congratulations to the beard and groom!
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:30 PM
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25. Wish I'd thought of that!!
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csziggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:13 PM
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19. What's with these old guys and younger women?
He's 51 and she is 38. With her looks couldn't she find someone closer to her age?
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faithfulcitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:20 PM
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22. seriously? he's only 51?
I'm shocked. :wow: He's looks much older to me.
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csziggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-04-08 12:24 AM
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27. I suspect he dyes his hair white to appeal to the senior citizen voters
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LowerManhattanite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:23 PM
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23. Chuck C's In Lo-ooooooooove...NOT! n/t
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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:29 PM
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24. Is the lucky "girl" a teenaged boy?
I heard Charlie Crist was a running buddy of Mark Foley, a fellow traveler.
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-03-08 08:38 PM
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26. I thought us Methodists were not so cool on gay marriage.
Edited on Thu Jul-03-08 08:43 PM by Neshanic
Will he wear white?
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