Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is facing pushback after he compared himself to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and seemingly described Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as DeSatan.
Look at that sign there. You start to see the colorsthe blue and the yellow? Does that remind you of any country thats in the news headlines at this time? Crist said at a recently available campaign event, in accordance with Fox News.
The group started to applaud and shout, Ukraine.
Yeah, were fighting for freedom too. Were fighting for freedom too. And ZelenskyPresident Zelenskyis amazing, Crist said. And the courage, and the strength, and the decency he shows. That is an election about decency, about being decent one to the other, about being kind to everyone.
Its called a Florida for several. You understand, weve got a divider on the other hand, and a uniter over here, Crist continued, discussing DeSantis and himself, respectively. You understand, some individuals call him DeSatan. Perhaps you have heard that?
In only about a minute, Charlie Crist compares himself to both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Jesus Christ. pic.twitter.com/Y921vt1qAB
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Crist, a Democrat, currently serves as a congressional representative for Florida. He was Floridas governor from 2007 to 2011. He also previously served because the states Attorney General.
Charlie Crist has been fighting for individuals of Florida his very existence, Crists campaign website says. For Charlie, every Floridian is really a neighbor, and attempting to help his neighbors and fighting for whats right is really a lifelong calling.
This week, he was criticized for a few of the comments he made at the campaign event.
DeSatan versus that, Crist said while pointing to a poster featuring his last name.
Christ, his supporters said in reaction to his pointing to the poster.
Oh, consider it. Boom, Crist said. No, weve got an excellent race ahead. We do, and Im worked up about it. And the decision is superior. Theres no question about any of it. It is superior: hes bad, were good.
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