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Lawton 'Bud' Chiles: Crist's boasts are sickening



Lawton "Bud" Chiles, son of the late governor, appeared Sunday on Political Connections on Bay News 9. He ripped Charlie Crist's leadership and said the governor's boasts about Florida's school system make him "sick to my stomach." Nor did he have good things to say about the major Democratic candidates Alex Sink and Kendrick Meek: "The house is burning and nobody's yelling fire." The full interview can be seen in Tampa Bay on Ch. 342 (Bay News 9 on Demand, but here's a clip (best viewed with Firefox):


[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 1:12pm]


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