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Erick Erickson loves him some Rick Scott



RedState editor Erick Erickson apparently noticed the tea party disenchantment over Gov. Rick Scott's embrace of Medicaid expansion in Florida. Erickson endorsed Scott for re-election today, which would be unnecessary except for the speculation about a primary challenge for Scott.

From Erickson's post: "... Gov. Scott did things Charlie Crist would never do. He signed legislation to prohibit state money paying for abortions, legislation to protect concealed carry permit holders, and legislation to cut property taxes. He also set about reforming Florida’s pension program and started a fight with the ACLU over drug testing welfare recipients.

His governance of Florida is solid. He’s made a mistake on one issue. But I’m proud to support Rick Scott and his re-election effort."

[Last modified: Friday, March 8, 2013 10:56am]


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