CRIST BLASTS HERNANDO REPUBLICAN
Whether it's Charlie Crist or Jim Davis in November, the Bay Area will win. TAMPA - Charlie Crist has distanced himself from an influential Hernando County Republican who made anti-Islamic remarks earlier this week.
According to the Tampa chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Crist dropped Mary Ann Hogan from a campaign election coalition.
In a statement sent to CAIR, a representative of the Crist campaign wrote: "[Crist] will not condone bigotry or discrimination in any form. For those reasons, Ms. Hogan will no longer be affiliated with the campaign."