Recall Rick Scott

Keys Group Pissed at Scott, Sends Him Urine by Melissa Gridley
April 5, 2011, 10:42 AM
Filed under: Florida, Government, Politics, Protests, Rick Scott | Tags: , , ,

By Todd Wright

When people in the Keys say they are pissed off at Gov. Rick Scott, they really mean it.

A new political action group started to combat Scott’s new drug testing policy for government employees plans on sending the new governor a jar full of urine to save officials the trouble of traveling south.

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Huffington Post Asks, “Are Floridians Getting Wise to Scott?” by Melissa Gridley

Floridians Are Maybe Starting To Understand Their Governor Is A Grifter

by Jason Linkins, via HuffPost Politics

Despite his being best known as a cartoon villain fraudster who bilked Medicare and incurred a record-setting fine from authorities, Florida Governor Rick Scott outspent and outgunned his primary opponent Bill McCollum and then slipped past Democratic challenger Alex Sink in the 2010 GOP wave.

And now, after three months in office, he’s become the very face of buyer’s remorse:

A PPP poll of registered voters released today shows that in a hypothetical re-do of last year’s gubernatorial election, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) would lose to Democrat Alex Sink by a nearly 20-point margin, 56%-37%. Scott won a squeaker of an election last year, edging out Sink by about one point.

Eye-popping as those figures are on their own, they get even starker when you start making comparisons.

Read the full text at HuffPost Politics.

Ed. Note: Some of us knew it all along, Jason. But it doesn’t make us feel any better.