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Rick Scott launches comprehensive website to rebut Bill McCollum attacks

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See what happens when you piss off a multi-millionaire…

Rick Scott is responding to attacks on his record as CEO of Columbia/HCA by airing what one can only assume are hundreds of thousands of dollars in television ads, backed up by a comprehensive website

Rick Scott is campaigning on holding Florida’s government accountable to the taxpayers.  He believes in accountability and holds himself to the same standards he expects of others. While he’s proud of the record of success he built at Columbia/HCA, he acknowledges that mistakes were made:

“I was the CEO of the company and as CEO I accept responsibility for what happened on my watch. I learned very hard lessons from what happened and those lessons have helped me become a better businessman and leader.”

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more thorough online defense against a political attack.


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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