Take the jungle from your eye before complaining about a sliver in another’s eye
Some in GOP worried over Fla. governor’s missteps
Scott’s net worth dwarfed Crist’s. Several more of Scott’s attacks backfired, and the campaign made other gaffes, including alienating one of its biggest donors.
Scott filled his campaign team and top state party posts with non-Floridians brought in to help his re-election.
Among the notable misfires by Scott’s office and his campaign:
– Scott bashed Crist for saying he backs in-state tuition for the children of illegal immigrants when he previously opposed it. Scott himself also flip-flopped on the issue.
– Scott repeatedly said Crist is bad for education. The state Republican Party tried proving the point with a list of bills Crist vetoed, including a college tuition increase and cuts for public schools – actions Crist took to help education.
– Scott relentlessly attacked Crist for supporting President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. But when staff from the governor’s office set up a round table to discuss it in heavily