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Thrasher's new competition: Ricky Polston, yes Supreme Court Justice

Ricky PolstonFrom the Associated Press

The chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court is applying to become president of Florida State University.

Ricky Polston, who was appointed to the bench by former Gov. Charlie Crist, submitted his application for FSU's vacant post on Saturday.

Polston's move comes at a time when the frontrunner for the position is state Sen. John Thrasher. A search committee has already voted to interview Thrasher and then decide whether to offer him the job.

FSU has been without a permanent president since Eric Barron left to lead Penn State University.

Polston has two degrees from FSU. In a letter to the search committee he said he is applying for the job out of loyalty to the school and a desire to help the school continue to improve. More here.

 

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Tom Reynolds

Not to worry Johnie, you always have your State senator job. The folks in your District are Dumber than a box of rocks. You got that big R next to your name. The Capitol of Uniformed Voters (District 6) got your back.

Can't take anymore

Looks like Lord Thrasher may find a couple of bumps in the road to his coronation as King of FSU. Have no doubt he will play very dirty by having his followers smear and batter any competition. Just like when he was a lobbyist and later in the Legislature.

mrs. jenkins

while Polston is a whole lot better than TRASHer it's still troubling he was appointed by Jebster Bush.

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