Bondi announcement anticlimactic, nothing "major"

Well, with a 2016 Senate run off the table for months and 2018 way too far out for none but the kookiest of candidates to announce a run, we weren't really sure what Attorney General Pam Bondi was going to announce when we made jokes about it earlier this week.

She was the guest of honor last night at a $250-minimum fundraiser at the Columbia Restaurant's museum in Ybor, the guest list was a who's-who of prominent local Republicans, and supposedly a "major announcement" was afoot.

As it turns out, "major" was a bit of a stretch.

The conservative PAC Maggie's List, sort of an Emily's List for GOP ladies and the group that organized the event, announced that Bondi will serve on its national board.

"We are thrilled to have Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi join the Maggie's List National Board. General Bondi's proven track record of standing up for conservative principles and her commitment to serving women through her work on some of the toughest issues of our time makes her an outstanding person to help address representation of women," the group's national chair, Sandra Mortham, Florida's former Secretary of State, said in a media release posted to Facebook.

She notes that while 55 percent of the national electorate is female, they constitute only 20 percent of Congress.

The aim, of course, is to get more women elected, though electing women who don't want to actually help women seems to defeat the purpose, unless you're just doing so for the sake of appearances...oh, wait, this is politics.

 So, that's that. Our bad for making it seem like it might be a big deal.

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