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Flubbed Putnam tweet sends followers to anti-Scott poll

Adam Putnam inadvertently directs his Twitter followers to a poll about potential candidates who could challenge Gov. Rick Scott's 2014 reelection.

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Adam Putnam inadvertently directs his Twitter followers to a poll about potential candidates who could challenge Gov. Rick Scott's 2014 reelection.

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Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, a vocal critic of Gov. Rick Scott's Medicaid expansion reversal, wrote an op-ed for the Orlando Sentinel today about Florida's agriculture industry.

A tweet encouraging his followers to read the op-ed won't do much to quiet rumors that he may challenge Scott's 2014 re-election bid. The link takes followers not to his op-ed but to a Sentinel poll asking "Who's Rick Scott's biggest political threat?"

The first choice on the list? Putnam.

Putnam spokeswoman Amanda Bevis tells us Putnam did not send the link -- it was her mistake. She posted the right link on his Facebook page. Here's the op-ed, by the way.

"I inadvertently converted the wrong link to a URL short enough to post," she said.


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[Last modified: Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:43am]

    

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