Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee in the Florida Senate race, has a new ad responding to Republican nominee Rick Scott's attack ad that linked her to President Obama. And in a telling sign of the political situation nowadays, Sink does not actually defend or endorse Obama --Â she simply says that the subject is irrelevant to the issues in this campaign.
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"Unfortunately, Rick Scott seems to think running for governor is about President Obama. That's a big difference between us," Sinks says. "I'm Alex Sink. While Rick Scott's focused on Obama, I'm focused on creating jobs, and giving tax relief to Florida's small businesses. Rick Scott just talks about Obama, while I have a plan to make Florida's schools stronger. He can just keep attacking Obama. But you and I know, we need a governor who attacks Florida's challenges."
A recent Rasmussen poll gave Sink a narrow edge of 48%-47%, including leaners.