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Putnam on Crist's 'patently political move'



AdamPutnam Congressman Adam Putnam, a candidate for Florida agriculture commissioner, said Gov. Charlie Crist's special session is a political sham that will not help people hurting from the Gulf oil disaster.

"It's pretty clear that Crist hasn't given this much thought beyond the political," Putnam told the Buzz.

"There's plenty of time to reiterate what is already against the law. People are looking for solutions and this is a patently political move on the part of Crist. At the end of the day, it’s not accomplishing anything to help the environment that is in distress at this moment nor the people who are in distress at this moment."

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:13am]


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