Nikki Fried’s campaign for Governor has tagged Charlie Crist as really a Republican as they compete for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
But Thursday, Crist’s campaign unleashed a one-minute video painting Fried as the one who’s too close to Republicans — even if Crist was once a Republican when he served as Governor and in a host of other roles.
The knives are getting sharper in the contest that wraps up Aug. 23.
“The Fried campaign has spent months lying about Charlie Crist,” Samantha Ramirez, Crist spokeswoman, tweeted with an embedded video. “Now it’s time voters know the kind of ‘lifelong Democrat’ Nikki Fried is.”
The ad comes as Fried’s team is spending over $1 million on nega...