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Bill McCollum attacks: Alex Sink is a no good BANKER



Scrooge  Bill McCollum (who in Congress was mighty friendly with the banking and credit card industry)  for the first time is attacking Alex Sink's background as a banker. It's a line of attack that Florida Republicans had started and then stopped earlier this year. A Statement from McCollum campaign manager Matt Williams:

 “While President Obama, the head of the Democratic Party, calls on banks toPotter_wonderfullife increase lending and address out-of-control executive bonuses, former banker Alex Sinks continues to duck questions on her role in issuing predatory subprime mortgage loans to Floridians across the Sunshine State.”

“While Floridians fell prey to her deceptive loan practices, Alex Sink reaped the benefits, collecting millions in executive compensation. The price tag of her multimillion dollar bonuses was paid by the thousands of pink slips Alex Sink issued to hardworking employees. Alex Sink's record as a banker is clear - millions for her own pockets, thousands laid off from their jobs and taxpayers bailing out her subprime mortgages. It’s no wonder she won't talk about it.”

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 1:10pm]


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