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Mike Haridopolos' talk radio fiasco continues

Mike Haridopolos may be the best thing ever to happen to Ray Junior, the sharp radio host for St. Augustine’s 1240 WFOY radio. First he earned national attention for calling out Haridopolos' evasiveness on Paul Ryan's budget plan. Then a Haridopolos campaign staffer called the interview an "ambush" - prompting more outrage from Ray Check out the video below.


Worth noting this is an example the overlap between Haridopolos' Florida Senate office and his campaign. The interview was booked by his Senate communications director David Bishop, while his campaign spokesman Tim Baker dealt with the aftermath. (There was chatter about Haridopolos canning Bishop over the incident, but Bishop and Haridopolos curtly responded that that was not the case. "I am currently empployed in the Senate President's office. There's nothing to announce," Bishop responded in an email. Asked if he'd fired Bishop, Haridopolos responded with one word: "No." 

[Last modified: Thursday, June 2, 2011 4:26pm]


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