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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: June 3, 2014 3:55 AM
 

It probably pained Peter Schorsch to say it, but his observation in a Sunday blog about why Rick Scott has overtaken Charlie Crist in the latest polls is so direct, so simple, so spot-on it's like the SaintPetersBlog guru threw a can of paint in my face.

How right he is.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 30, 2014 3:55 AM
 

The Teflon is starting to peel off Charlie Crist like a cheap frying pan. All of a sudden he isn't oozing charm on the big stage, getting away with empty good-guyisms, hail-fellow jokes and pie-in-the-sky promises. He's sweating.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 21, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott takes plenty of ridicule -- you might even say a fair amount of disdain -- for his "laser-focus" on jobs and the economy. But like it or not, he's on the same page as millions of Americans who cite joblessness as the A-No. 1, top problem in the nation.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 12, 2014 3:55 AM
 

As often as I smack the Tampa Bay Times with a wooden plank, I have to admit not many news organizations can beat Florida's largest-circulation newspaper for doing what all of us in the media should do -- pluck the humbugs out of candidates' resumes and report them.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: May 6, 2014 3:55 AM
 

If environmental groups have learned anything over the last 100 years, it's that they're more effective stopping things than making things happen.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 30, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, Martin O'Malley walks into ours.

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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: April 28, 2014 3:55 AM
 

Charlie Crist can't stop telling his audience what they want to hear, even when it's so full of baloney he should pass out napkins first.

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