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Romano: A formal complaint — Attorney General Pam Bondi scammed me

Tampa Bay Times columnist John Romano weighs in on the Pam Bondi/Donald Trump issue with a personal column:

To Whom it May Concern:

As I understand it, the Office of the Attorney General is the place to go when residents feel they have been taken advantage of or duped. Bravo! I commend those responsible for providing an outlet for the voiceless to be heard.

Here, then, is my complaint:

As a Florida voter, I feel cheated. Scammed. Hustled. And from talking to acquaintances, I think you will find many, many others who feel similarly misled.

In the months preceding the fall election of 2010, attorney general candidate Pam Bondi pledged to "defend the residents of this state against all types of fraud.'' She also claimed to be an outsider who would function as a legal officer and not a politician. And on multiple occasions, she promised to "protect and guarantee transparency.''

I believe this is called bait-and-switch advertising.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 3:42pm]


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