“Donald Trump To Receive Statesman Of Year Award” Is Not A Headline From The Onion

Posted by Matt on Monday, July 16th, 2012

Caveat:  Florida.

On the eve of the Republican National Convention this August, real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump will accept an accolade of his own just an hour south of Tampa as he receives the 2012 “Statesman of the Year” award from the Sarasota Republican Party.

Qualifications include:

Trump narrowly defeated Medicaid-fraud beneficiary and Florida governor Rick Scott, whose diplomatic decision to close the state’s only TB clinic during the worst outbreak in decades came after the nomination deadline.  Maybe next year!


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