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Allen West, Introduced By... Mark Foley?


Er…. what?!?

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, a pariah with many in the GOP after he abruptly resigned in a 2006 Internet sex scandal, is slowly regaining acceptance with some local Republicans.

Foley spoke to a Palm Beach County Young Republicans meeting last week — his first time headlining a GOP event since his resignation — and on Tuesday he introduced new U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Plantation, at the grand opening of West’s district office in West Palm Beach.

What, did somebody make a bet about putting the most popular and least popular Republicans together at the same time?

Tags: Allen West , Mark Foley


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