Broward County State Committeeman compares Rick Scott to Obama
By Chris Ingram
Broward County blowhard Ed Kennedy who serves on the Republican Party of Floridas State Executive Committee was recently videotaped questioning Rick Scotts Republican credentials and went on to compare Scott to Obama with no further explanation.
Kennedy states Ive been here over 50 years. Ive never seen him, never heard of him, never worked with him or understood what he did. Im sure hes a competent individual but hes never participated in the politics until this last election.
Kennedy went on to say in an angry interview videotaped by the political website Shark-Tank, I dont know if he is a Republican. A lot of people have told me should he win, theyre going to leave the party.
The Shark-Tank asked Kennedy if he compared Scott to Obama in a piece of literature he distributed at the Broward G.O.P. meeting and Kennedy responded, In a way, yeah.
And when asked if he would support Scott, Kennedy said, I would have a hard time [supporting Scott].
What Mr. Kennedy and his lobbyist pals and backroom powerbrokers in Tallahasse and at the RPOF dont get is, much of Scotts appeal is he is not part of the establishment's broken system that gave us Jim Greer, a legislature that balanced the state budget on federal stimulus dollars, terrible public schools, a broken tax system, the worst economy the state has seen in decades, and a state party that looks like General Sherman just visited.
Kennedy and the rest of the party establishment and money-men are threatened by Rick Scott because they know they cant control him because he doesnt owe anyone any favors and he cant be bought.
Mr. Kennedy obviously lives his life in a vacuum surrounded by cigar smoke at the Broward Country Club. He is not real people and probably never talks to real people. Bless his ancient little heart, he probably means well but has no idea what he is talking about.
But the fear in his eyes and voice are evident. Rick Scott is a huge threat to the establishment.
People like Ed Kennedy are quick to site Ronald Reagans 11th Commandment when someone criticizes their candidate, but have no problem trashing a fellow Republican when said candidate isnt in their pocket. Challenging Scotts Republican credentials is ridiculous and tired, old, out of touch Ed should be ashamed of himself.
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Chris Ingram is the president and founder of 411 Communications a corporate and political communications firm, and publisher of www.IrreverentView.com. Ingram is a frequent pundit on Fox News and CNN, and has written opinion columns for the Washington Times, UPI, and National Review online. He currently serves as the Republican political analyst for Bay News 9 in Floridas largest media market. E-mail him at: [email protected].