There’s more than enough reason to question the sincerity of Democrat-come-lately Charlie Christ (pictured). The former Republican governor of Florida, who is now trying to…

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, a former Republican who served as governor from 2007 to 2011, endorsed President Obama for reelection on Sunday and will speak at the Democratic convention in Charlotte next week, according to ABC News.

Two years after Florida helped elect the nation’s first black president, Charlie Crist’s unrelenting drive to win a Senate seat at the expense of a black Democrat and a Hispanic Republican has forced tender racial sensitivities back to the surface of Sunshine State politics.

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