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Meek gets help in anti-Greene air war

For Democratic Senate candidate Kendrick Meek, It ain't easy running against one of the richest men in America. So some FOKs (friends of Kendrick's) have banded together in the form of a new political committee called Florida Is Not For Sale. Former Hillary Clinton fundraiser, Ben Pollara, said that the group has raised $250,000 so far and began airing its first attack against real estate mogul Jeff Greene in South Florida yesterday.

"We're trying to level the playing field a little bit,'' said Pollara. "Kendrick is a good man who has been a public servant his whole life."

The ad is what you might expect -- Greene is a no-good, greedy former Republican who profited as homeowners suffered. While voters always say they are turned off by negative campaigning, there's a reason why candidates keep doing it anyway. It works. Here's the ad: