March 1, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 6/23/2014

"I've offended the Republicans and the Democrats, so it's not easy to get people to jump on the bandwagon."

-- Peter Golenbock, author of The Chairman: The Rise and Betrayal of Jim Greer

Florida inmate No. C07705 will soon leave prison a free man. He's Jim Greer, former chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, whose book recently hit newsstands.

The 400-page book is Greer's account of his "rise and betrayal" from being plucked from obscurity by Charlie Crist to his party chairmanship to his close relationship with party operative Delmar Johnson that began Greer's downward spiral and ended with his imprisonment for grand theft.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times.

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