Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is widely expected to jump into the gubernatorial race in a few days -- this time as a Democrat. If he does, he'll face not only incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott but also some liberal Democrats who are wary of Crist's candidacy as a Democrat.
Indeed, while Crist is largely seen as the de facto Democratic nominee for governor against Scott, there are still some Florida Democrats on the left who say Crist is only playing a Democrat because that's the politically convenient thing to do.
"I don't trust him, he's an opportunist," Wendy Sejour, the Precinct Committeewoman for precinct 909 in the Miami-Dade area, told TPM. "I mean he switches party affiliations at the drop of a hat. He hasn't really espoused any great change in political philosophy. It's just that it's more expedient for him to change now and I just don't feel it's appropriate to have a Republican at the top of the Democratic party which is what he will be when he becomes the nominee."
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