Rick Scott: Herman Cain And I Share The Same Struggle

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September 27, 2011 8:06 a.m.

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) hasn’t had a long career in politics. He’s a businessman who leveraged his private sector success and ended up in the governor’s mansion. Just like, say, Herman Cain.

Wait, what? Scott appeared on Central Florida’s Morning News on Monday and compared himself to the former pizza magnate and current Republican presidential candidate.“He was an outsider, started out with no money, had success in business, so it’s very similar to my story, and I think it resonated with people,” Scott said, according to WDBO.

Scott’s comments come just days after Herman Cain won the Florida straw poll, an accomplishment Scott earlier claimed would lead the lucky candidate all the way to the White House.

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