It's a story of broken trust, backstabbing, and revenge. It's Charlie Crist's upcoming book.
Yes, Florida's most famous Republican turned Democrat is penning a tell-all book about his journey from "Ronald Reagan Republican" to Obama-hugging Democrat, and it's coming out this winter.
Co-written with Newsday columnist Ellis Henican, the book will be titled The Party's Over: How the Extreme Right Hijacked the GOP and I Became a Democrat.
"I have now seen both these parties at the highest levels from the inside," Crist said in a news release. "In the book, I'll share my very strong feelings about what's happened to the Republicans, how the party I grew up in has been hijacked by extremists, losing its compassion and common sense. I'll describe exactly what I saw and what it made me realize. I have been a Democrat for seven months now. I have found a wonderful new home."
He also promises to spill the tea about Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, Jeb Bush, and his primary campaign against Marco Rubio.
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Crist is still widely expected to run for governor in 2014 as a Democrat, so the release of the book will come, coincidentally or not, just as the campaign begins in earnest.
As for what his former party has to say about the matter: "We didn't know that Charlie Crist was launching a new career as a fiction writer," Florida GOP chair Lenny Curry told the Buzz.