For example, talking about Rick Scott:
“Rick scott is a failed businessman who ran a company that cheated the government,” she said.
And Bill McCollum?
“Career politician, 20 years in Congress.”
And she says she can beat either one.
“That’s why I’m running…to bring a new economy, to turn our economy around,” she said
Sink says she would offer tax credits and other incentives to small businesses to create jobs, keep taxes low and improve schools.
“I’m a mother, I have two children, and I’ll be the first governor in 12 years whose own children graduated from Florida’s public schools,” she said.
But based on recent history, she has an uphill battle. Democrats, including her husband Bill McBride, have lost the last three governor’s races. And Obama Administration policies have become a lightning rod.
Sink supports the president on health care reform, but says changes may have to come later.
“What we have now is going to bankrupt us. And Congress passed this new law, we need to
make it work for us,” Sink said.
Sink says she would not bring the Arizona immigration law to Florida, and that handling illegals is mainly a job for the feds.
“The federal government really needs to step up and enforce the laws that we have, and I’m going to be very, very tough with businesses who are employing illegals, taking jobs away from Floridians who are desperate for jobs right now,” she said.
While the Republicans have spent millions on TV ads fighting one another, Sink has been on the sidelines. One poll shows nearly half of voters don’t know enough about her — and those are ground she’ll have to make up to get to the governor’s mansion.