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Crist All Trumped Up



That's the gist of a new video produced by the Tom Gallagher-supporting committee Coalition to Protect the American Dream. And like the Internet video rolled out Tuesday by a Charlie Crist-supporting committee, the American Dream video harvests its material from a Cabinet meeting.

In the video from a November 2005 Cabinet meeting, Crist is seen defending gambling and development guru Donald Trump when Syd Kitson, who helped broker the Babcock Ranch deal with the state, said he wouldn't develop his parcel of Babcock Ranch "and kind of do a Donald Trump" where the plan is all in place before its unveiled to the public. Kitson said he wanted the community to be involved.

See if for yourself by clicking here and then clicking on "see video."

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 12:41pm]


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