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Sunday’s Editorial Pages

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St. Petersburg Times – Legislature fails to do its duty: In substance and style, the Florida Legislature scored few points in the session that mercifully ended Friday. Lawmakers failed to meet virtually any of the state’s challenges as Republican leaders focused on polishing conservative credentials and settling political scores. Fortunately, their power plays and insistence on ideological purity worked only some of the time. Miami Herald – It just takes one disaster: A disaster bigger than the Exxon Valdez spill is…

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Sunday’s Editorial Pages

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St. Petersburg Times – Legislature fails to do its duty: In substance and style, the Florida Legislature scored few points in the session that mercifully ended Friday. Lawmakers failed to meet virtually any of the state’s challenges as Republican leaders focused on polishing conservative credentials and settling political scores. Fortunately, their power plays and insistence on ideological purity worked only some of the time. Miami Herald – It just takes one disaster: A disaster bigger than the Exxon Valdez spill is…

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New Majority blog: Charlie Crist the better bet for Republicans

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From Andrew Pavelyev’s New Majority Blog: “Are conservatives nuts? I keep hearing wild enthusiasm about Marco Rubio’s challenge to Charlie Crist. But why make the perfect the enemy of the good? This is not merely about the next election. That seat will be up for reelection in 2016. By that time Fidel will be 90 and almost certainly dead. Raul is just a few years younger, and his chances to make it are not all that great either. In any…

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