Gov. Scott continues on ‘Doughnut Tour’

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The News Service of Florida reports that Gov. Rick Scott continued to build his new media-friendly image on Monday, walking on to the set of WINK TV news to deliver doughnuts to the hosts of a news program. The hosts, who knew the governor was stopping by, plugged Scott’s new initiative of going to various businesses in Florida to do a little work, mentioning that they station is asking viewers what Southwest Florida job he should do. Scott started the new initiative last week serving doughnuts at a Tampa shop, and brought some doughnuts to his visit to WINK on Monday. “I went to a local place in Venice and picked up some great doughnuts,” Scott said, making sure to mention that they’re sugar free.

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