Rick Scott got rich running a huge -- if ultimately fraudulent -- corporation, and now he's begun a campaign for world domination, starting with the Florida governorship.
Governor candidate Rick Scott ducked the joint appearance with primary rival Bill McCollum, bailing out just two hours before the event, surprising organizers and many of the 400 attendees.Scott sent his mother instead.Avoiding forums at which Republican primary voters can examine him side by side with McCollum has become a pattern for Scott. At the same time, he's been sinking in the polls.
. It's the only planet that has kryptonite, and it takes a few light-years to make the round trip, especially when you have a six-hour layover on Alderaan. Of course, for the kryptonite to work, Bill McCollum has to be Superman -- which he's definitelynot
. Campaign staff tried to warn Scott of this, but every time someone mentions "Superman" around him, he kind of flips out:
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1. Bill McCollum's impossibly resilient hairline. Scott is eight years younger than McCollum. Yet he's bald as a cue ball -- and looks even balder when he's standing at a
podium lectern next to McCollum. That hair couldn't be real, could it? These are the nagging questions that make it hard for Scott to concentrate on the debate.