Florida Follies

It’s not just Dems looking for silver linings at this point. Establishment GOPers getting whipsawed by Tea Partiers and uber-wingers is threatening to become a serious theme of the 2010 election. Rick Scott, the heavy baggage former health care exec is mounting a campaign from the right against the guy who was supposed to be the anointed GOP standard-bearer in the Florida governor’s race, former Rep. Bill McCollum. But now Quinnipiac has a poll out showing Scott’s money has pushed into a double digit lead against McCollum.