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Jeff Greene questions whether Kendrick Meek is a ‘real’ Democrat

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This weekend, Democrats from across Florida will unite for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner to discuss the core issues and priorities as a party. At the Dinner, Jeff Greene will address attendees and will convey his vision and plans to make the Sunshine State bright again for all residents.

However, the Kendrick Meek campaign continues to question whether Jeff Greene is a real Democrat. But the question is what makes Kendrick Meek think he’s a real Democrat?

Does a “Real Democrat” oppose reducing Medicare costs while receiving more than $40,000 from Medicare suppliers?

Does a “Real Democrat” encourage people to take-on risky subprime home loans while taking over $50,000 in contributions from companies and organizations connected to the subprime lending crisis including Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

Does a “Real Democrat” support offshore oil drilling while taking more than $20,000 from big oil, including BP?

Does a “Real Democrat” vote to give himself several pay raises while 650,000 Floridians are unemployed?

Does a “Real Democrat” help a cigar maker lobby to block higher cigar taxes to finance children’s health care while receiving thousands from the tobacco industry?

This election cycle, the choice between failed career politicians Kendrick Meek, Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio couldn’t be any clearer. Jeff Greene is an outsider and proven jobs creator that will put Florida first. His opponents are each connected to corruption scandals, have taken money from special interests including big oil, did nothing to regulate lenders that caused the housing crisis and have failed at creating the jobs that Floridians need.

Democrat Jeff Greene will give people a voice in Washington. He will not take a penny from special interests and will only be beholden to the voters of Florida. He will fight for Main Street and take-on Wall Street.

With those choices, this election – the real Democrats will go Greene.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, 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.

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