Florida Democrats release new video attack on Rick Perry – 'A gamble seniors can't afford'

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Today, as the GOP prepare to debate in Florida, a state with millions of seniors, Florida Democrats are launching a video highlighting the GOP’s risky plans for Social Security and Medicare as a gamble seniors can’t afford.

Here is the script:

VO: Rick Perry’s called Social Security a failure, saying you can’t ….

CHYRON: By Any Measure, Social Security is a failure. [Fed Up]

PERRY VIDEO: … call it anything other than a Ponzi scheme. It is. [9/7/11 MSNBC Debate]

VO: Mitt Romney would privatize it – gambling with Social Security in a volatile stock market

CHYRON: Mitt Romney Would Privatize Social Security

VO: And all the Republican candidates have endorsed ending Medicare as we know it.

CHYRON: Republican Plan: Higher Out-Of-Pocket Costs, Insurance Companies Win

VO: Now they’re coming to Florida – where millions of seniors rely on Social Security and Medicare to survive.

CHYRON: Now they’re coming to Florida

VO: The Republican Field. A gamble seniors can’t afford.

CHYRON: The Republican Field. A gamble seniors can’t afford.

CHYRON: Paid for and authorized by the Florida Democratic Party, www.fladems.com.


Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.