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ICYMI: Obama supports Meek

Anxious to bring Democratic voters drifting to Gov. Charlie Crist back into the fold, Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek has been reminding voters everywhere he goes that he's one of the few primary candidates backed by President Barack Obama. At a time when some candidates would rather not be tied too closely to the increasingly unpopular president, Meek features a picture of him and Obama on the front page of his campaign brochure. 

In an e-mail to reporters today, political strategist Steve Schale, who led Obama's successful campaign in Florida, blamed Meek's Democratic rival, Jeff Greene, "and to some extend, the Crist people have been pushing this absurd rumor that the DNC and the President are not supporting Kendrick Meek."

Please direct your attention, Schale added, to today's appeal from the arm of the national Democratic party, Organizing for America, urging Obama supporters in Florida to go out and vote for Meek.

"He has been a champion for middle class families and somebody who has not been afraid to stand up to the status quo and the special interests,'' said OFA Director Mitch Stewart, echoing Obama's remarks about Meek when he visited Florida last week.

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WWMD?

Fellow Democrats, after today, you must forget about Kendrick Meek and get behind Charlie. If we don't vote for Charlie, Marco Rubio will win easily. Kendrick does not have a chance. Not all Dems are behind Kendrick, and independents aren't with him either. We need to get behind Charlie Crist and make sure Marco Rubio does not go to the US Senate. Notice Steve Schale issn't working for Kendrick bc he knows and so does the President, that Kendrick can't win. Sending an independent would also bring automatic clout to Charlie bc he could caucus with either the Dems or the R's, whoever has control of the next Senate. DEMOCRAT FOR CHARLIE...who just voted for Greene.

Larry

Pretty absurd rumor, for sure, when the president was in Miami a few days ago boosting Kendrick Meek, Alex Sink, Joe Garcia, Dan Gelber or Dave Aronberg, Scott Maddox and Loranne Ausley. That's a roster of fine candidates against the wreckage on the R side. Though we have to admire their money, for what it buys in the media.

As to the "increasingly unpopular" president, that will be proved wrong in November, even if a few dubious poll questions now seem to be evidence. The progressives who think he hasn't gone far enough out on a limb still love him dearly when it comes to the end game. The Tea Party is about 15% and incorrigible.

Moderate Democrat

Meek is a far left special interest Party hack.

Enough said.

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