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Fla GOP basks in Dems' CFO fiasco

19

August

We suspect Allison Tant is not having a great day, having wrapped her arms around an obscure candidate for chief financial officer, Allie Braswell, who dropped out today after acknowleding he had multiple bankruptcies. "Exactly the kind of leader we need in Tallahassee," Tant had gushed last week.

Florida GOP Chairman Lenny Curry: "Allie Braswell had better sense to drop out than Allison Tant did to endorse him. To back a candidate in charge of Florida's finances without vetting that candidate's handling of his personal finances shows either a high level of incompetence or a new level of desperation for Allison Tant. Now, Florida Democrats are laying out the red carpet for another former Republican, Charlie Crist, who oversaw Florida's economic collapse. This further proves that Allison Tant and Florida Democrats have no positive policy agenda to articulate."



[Last modified: Monday, August 19, 2013 12:07pm]

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