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Scott launches newspaper writing campaign for himself

Gov. Rick Scott, the rare statewide politician who doesn't read Florida news, is asking supporters to send a letter to their local newspaper editor praising his work as governor. The letter, of course, would be printed in a paper's editorial section. Scott has yet to sit for an interview with any editorial board in the state.

Scott includes a pre-written letter on his web site that refers to himself as "refreshing" and that he deserves "unwavering and enthusiastic support." A link to the letter was included in an e-mail Scott sent to supporters today boasting that Florida's unemployment rate declined for the fifth consecutive month.

The form letter is set up to be sent to the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, Jacksonville Times-Union, Orlando Sentinel, Tallahassee Democrat, Tampa Tribune and the Scripps papers along the Treasure Coast.

Here's a copy:

Dear Editor,

When Rick Scott ran for Governor he promised to create jobs and turn our economy around. I voted for Rick because he’s always been a businessman, not a politician. While politicians usually disappoint us and rarely keep their promises, Rick is refreshing because he’s keeping his word. His policies are helping to attract businesses to our state and get people back to work. Some of the special interests are attacking the Governor for making tough decisions, showing leadership, and doing what he told us he would do. Rick Scott deserves our unwavering and enthusiastic support. How can we expect to elect leaders who will keep their word and do what’s right for our state if we don’t stand up for those with the courage to set priorities, make difficult choices, and actually deliver on their promises made?

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WehaveSpoken!

Sorry RICK, you wont catch me writing a letter like that to any of my local newspapers. but here is a letter for people to write to their editors

Dear Editor
When Rick Scott ran for Governor he promised to create jobs and ture our ecomy around. but instead he Lied to every one. he made money for his buddies, he destroy jobs and he is very sneaky and now he is asking people to write letters to their newspapers to "praise him".
this is my answer to Rick Scott.
Dear Rick
From the people of Florida. YOU ARE FIRED. get the hell out of my state!

Name

When do we start drug testing welfare recipients?

WehaveSpoken!

did you not hear, it was in the news, Rick Scott quietly put the issue to the side for review as his accounting capabilities didnt add up.

WehaveSpoken!
joe blow

how pathetic can you get when you've got to beg people to write letters on your behalf?
can you say LOSER?

Tunaboat

Somebody wake me up I'm in Scott's Fresh Hell. This jackass cannot be governor of our beautiful state. OMG

Saunders2000

IMPEACH GOV (USING TERM GOVERNOR LOOSELY)RICK SCOTT BEFORE HE RUINS US ALL!!!!!!!

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