Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Charlie Crist Isn't in Line for an Obama Administration Job
Sorry, Charlie. No big important position in the Obama administration for you.
True, nobody tried harder than Charlie Crist to suck up to the president during the 2012 presidential campaign. Nobody got more photo ops along the campaign trail.
But if you can believe Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz -- and this time you probably can because she and Obama enjoy a closer relationship since the election -- the former Republican-governor-of-Florida-turned-Independent isn't in line to cash in on all that loyalty.
She told the Broward Palm Beach New Times that, basically, Crist hit the campaign trail for weeks on end because he felt it was "the right thing to do."
Said Wasserman Schultz, "The president certainly doesn't ask people to do things quid pro quo."
You mean Charlie did all that work, wasted all that camera face time for nothing? Even the congresswoman doesn't believe that.
According to the New Times, she said that for the national Dems to throw Crist any kind of help in a prospective governor run, two things need to happen. First, he actually has to declare he's a Democrat and then he needs to win a primary against other Democrats.
Commented the New Times, "Which, knowing the field (Alex Sink? The Fort Lauderdale mayor?), shouldn't be too difficult."