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Florida GOP Spotlights Crist’s Answer on Strip-Club Owner Donations

The Republican party of Florida is spotlighting this exchange between Charlie Crist and an interviewer, regarding $90,000 in contributions from strip-club owners — including contributions from owners of one that was the target of “a lengthy police investigation into allegations of prostitution and drug dealing.”

“Now that you’re aware of the source of the money, do you feel it’s appropriate to return it?”

“No, I don’t.”

Floridians may or may not disapprove of strip clubs. But it’s unlikely they feel particularly fond of strip-club owners.

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