Rick Scott, the multi-millionaire gubernatorial candidate from Naples,
got a lesson in both when he visited The Little Havana Activities Center
on Tuesday. After speaking to the crowd of abuelos and abuelas through a
translator ("I'm going to fix state government!") Scott got down on the
Abuela after abuela lined up to salsa with a beaming Scott, who danced with as many as five ladies at once. At times, his moves looked more like the Running Man, but his dance partners seemed to appreciate the effort.
Next, Scott played dominoes with the Cuban-American men and refueled with cafe Cubano. His Spanish is limited, so conversations consisted mostly of "muy bien" and "muchas gracias" and "Rick Scott, Rick Scott."
"I've been here [in Little Havana] a lot," Scott told reporters afterward. "It's a very vibrant community."
**UPDATE** Video of Rick Scott dancing, courtesy of www.shark-tank.net: