Fl. Governor Rick Scott doges questions in a 1995 deposition. It sort of encapsulizes a good bit of what is so awful about the guy.
And he hasn’t changed: Scott is still dodging basic questions in 2014. Throw in the content of his policies, and it makes the case for Nan Rich. Pity that the establishment Dems are lining up for the less-odious-by-comparison quondam Republican Charlie Crist. At least Crist picked a great running mate for Lt. Governor: Annette Taddeo. The primary is in about a month.
(The video is from a Democratic Party web commercial. Like Adam C. Smith of the Tampa Bay Times said, they should put it on TV.)
Update: Here he is again, avoiding questions on gay marriage.
I nominate this for second-silliest US political ad to make reference to a turtle:
The candidate, Dwayne Stovall, is a Tea Party guy trying to unseat Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tx) in a primary…although the ad seems to be as much about someone and something else.
The holder of the turtle-reference championship, of course, remains the wonderful and bizarre ad by Mike Gravel in 2007 as part of his quixotic campaign for the Presidency.
The leading candidate for the Florida Democratic Party’s nomination for the Governorship just said that Jeb Bush was a ‘great’ governor and would make a good President. And the Democratic party wants me to vote for Crist?
Of course, Crist himself was a Republican governor not so long ago. And before that, he was ‘chain-gang Charlie’, the Florida Attorney General who, in addition to wanting endless harsh sentences, personally argued before an appeals court that a high school girl who sent a naked picture of herself to a boy who then shared it around should have to register as a sex offender.
Vote for Nan Rich in the primary on August 26, 2014.
Another strong Democratic video: The Cost of Speaker Boehner’s Repeal:
“One swallow doesn’t make a summer.” How many makes winter?
Years of experience counsels otherwise, but then there is this:
(Spotted via Digby.)