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The Passion of Crist: Questionnaires

Charlie Crist loves questionnaires! AP:

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist on Sunday announced three more candidates for retiring Republican U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez’s job.

According to a statement from Crist’s office, former U.S. Reps. Clay Shaw, Mike Bilirakis and Lou Frey have been asked to fill out a questionnaire for the position. …

The candidates previously announced are: Former state Sen. Dan Webster; U.S. Rep. Bill Young; state Rep. Jennifer Carroll; former U.S. Attorney Roberto Martinez; lobbyist Jim Smith; former Jacksonville Mayor John Delaney; and former Broward Republican chairman George LeMieux, previously Crist’s chief of staff.

Somebody should turn this into a reality-TV show, kind of like The Apprentice, but with Crist in the role of Donald Trump.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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