MIAMI (AP) — Charlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP’s conservative policies.
Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random House, announced Wednesday it had acquired Crist’s “The Party’s Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I became a Democrat.” The book is scheduled to be published in early 2014.READ MORE: Arrest Affidavit: Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Claims He Was Trying To Kill Himself In Struggle With Slain Officer Yandy Chirino
According to Dutton, Crist will offer “very frank” opinions on Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush and other big-name Republicans.READ MORE: Parkland Families Say They Want The Death Penalty
Crist was a Republican when elected governor of Florida, where he served from 2007 to 2011. But he became increasingly estranged from his party. In 2010, he ran as an independent in a three-way U.S. Senate race won by Republican Marco Rubio. Crist became a Democrat in 2012.MORE NEWS: Push For State To Require Teaching Of Asian American History In Public Schools
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