@KendrickMeek slams @Greene4Florida with hastag

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Kendrick Meek has been marking his tweets with the hashtag #RealDem — a dig at opponent Jeff Greene.

He first used the marker in a tweet on Aug. 4 announcing the start of his bus tour — the “Real Dem Express” — across Florida.

On Friday morning, Meek announced another campaign event and included the habitual hashtag:

The #RealDem express stops at the Pine Island DEC meeting today @ 11:30a in Davie. http://ow.ly/2p8Oq See you there!

The phrase has been the cornerstone of Meek’s campaign, providing a rhetorical foundation for his attacks against Greene — whom he accuses of carpetbagging and participating in fradulent business deals — and even the address for his website, therealdem.com. Continue reading here.

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