From the St. Pete Times:
What’s he think about President Barack Obama nominating Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court? “I think she’d do a great job,” said the candidate who last year opposed Justice Sonia Sotomayor when conservative activists were turning on him.
“Isn’t that fun?” he asked, when board members looked momentarily taken aback by his direct answer.
“Honesty is the best policy,” he said, adding later, “It’s easier (as an independent). I don’t have to sort of think about, ‘How’s that group going to react?’”
More from the Crist interview here.