Writing with a “heavy heart”, Gov. Rick Scott has penned a fundraising appeal for the ‘American Conservative Strikeforce’, employing radically partisan language not often heard from the governor with a 36 percent approval rating.
The American Conservative Strikeforce is a PAC “dedicated to replacing the Obama administration with a strong conservative …” and touts its support of right-wingers Michele Bachmann, John Bolton, Tom Coburn and Joe Wilson.
With that pedigree, it’s not surprising that Scott’s six-page letter is laced with the kind of fiery language Scott has mostly eschewed over the last three months while attempting to bolster his sagging poll numbers.
Yet, Scott’s letter warns that “Obama, Reid and Pelosi” seek “European-style socialism, job-killing regulations and taxes, a shrinking private sector, and a loss of power and influence at (a) time when the world is becoming more dangerous every day.”
Sure, this is a fundraising letter, but, say what?
By the end of the missive, Gov. Scott, or whoever ghost-wrote the letter, veers hard to the right, in a voice rarely heard from the governor since he attempted to reboot his adminstration.