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Rick Scott's 'private matter' now a very public ad



Another moment in the Republican governor's race, another ad. This one's from Bill McCollum's election committee, Florida First. It's pretty devastating, ending with footage of Scott running away from news cameras and a Tea Party guy shouting about a deposition. Then there's the click of handcuffs that form the 'C' and 'O' in Scott's name.

The story at the center of the ad was first reported here.

That led to this lawsuit reported here.

And that led to this exchange captured here:

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:20am]


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