Category Archives: Gollum is Governor

This week’s Herald column: Charlie Crist or bust?

Cartoon from the Crowley Political Report This week’s column tackles the political reality that some Florida Democrats would rather not face…

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Today’s Herald column: will the 2012 election be Rick Scott’s Waterloo (and Charlie Crist’s opportunity)?

In my Herald column this week, I explore the many ways in which Florida once again screwed up the election — and it (once again) didn’t even matter. But you know who it might matter to?

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Wait… Somebody thought Rick Scott was the walking dead?

Actually yes.

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Um … Rick Scott uses Holocaust quote to defend Bain Capital … seriously

Dude.

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Take that, little people: Rick Scott enjoys his cheap, taxpayer subsidized healthcare

When it comes to getting cheap health coverage for your family, it’s good to be the governor.

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(Video) ICYMI: Rick Scott gets the business (and the pink slips) at the donut shop

In case you’ve not been paying attention, Florida governor Rick Scott is not popular. Watch as a group of protesters hand him pink slips while he pretends to work like one of the little people, as part of his image … Continue reading

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Florida follies: Rick Scott’s default fail, A.G. fires attorneys who went after bad banks, second coming of Crist?

Rick Scott, the deeply unpopular Florida governor, takes a “what, me worry?” approach to the debt ceiling crisis in Washington …

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Friday clicks: the fictional debt crisis, Rick Scott’s rail ride to hypocrisy

If you’re the country’s most unpopular governor, who along with his party has helped make his state a worse place to live, and politicians would rather be caught in a compromising picture with a farm animal than in a photo-op … Continue reading

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Rick Scott jets off to Colorado for a little Koch (meeting)

When you’re the governor of the tea party, you’ve got to give a little face time to the Koch brothers, every once in a while.

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**UPDATED** Poll: Rick Scott a liability to GOP presidential candidates in Florida; low poll numbers helping Obama

There’s a reason why Republican presidential hopefuls are smart to avoid being seen with Florida governor Rick Scott.

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