Nation Lampoons European Vacation

Oh Jesus Charles J. Crist! The governor's in hot water over his European vacation trade mission this past July. Apparently, Crist and his entourage ran up a tab of just under a half-mill, part of which was spent on nine "bodyguards." Yes, that's what they're calling them now. Above, Crist and fiance Carole Rome pose next to a startled Prince Andrew, who reportedly was heard to whisper to Camilla, "Who's the orange bloke?"

To be fair, Crist and Co. were very frugal during the London leg of the trip, if only because they spent most of it circling this roundabout:

-- Thomas Francis