It might seem a little ridiculous that PolitiFact took the time to find out whether Gov. Rick Scott really sold more than 240 dozen doughnuts over a couple hours, as he claimed during his State of the State address.
It's a little more ridiculous that PolitiFact returned with a verdict of "mostly false."
Scott, the former doughnut-shop owner, worked at a Tampa doughnut joint for a day last year during his reincarnation of the "Let's Get to Work" days.
Aside from a visit by the "Pink Slip Rick" folks who handed the governor some pink slips, it turned into a pretty big media opportunity for the governor.
But apparently he's embellishing his doughnut sales.
Reflecting on his day at the doughnut shop, Scott said they sold out of goods -- "more than 240 dozen by 8:30 a.m."
According to PolitiFact, they ran out after 65 dozen. They cooked up a few more, bringing that number up to around 80 dozen.
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Well, to PolitiFact's defense, it did check other claims from the speech that may be more valuable than the governor potentially cookin' the books on doughnut sales.