Ad is based in part on anecdotal and anonymous evidence
Health insurance costs for Floridians are up 30 percent or more.
Scott didn't face prison, but that's what the Fifth is for
Says Rick Scott "pled the Fifth 75 times to avoid jail for Medicare fraud."
It was false when Rick Perry said it, too
Social Security and Medicare are "a Ponzi scheme."
Different rules 25 years ago don't provide proof
Says Gwen Graham "was a Washington lobbyist."
Too many omissions in this attack
Says Rick Scott cut education by over a billion dollars, meaning thousands of teachers "lost their jobs" and "class sizes went up."
No evidence Crist was part of Rothstein's Ponzi scheme
A Scott Rothstein victim says that he was "swindled" by Charlie Crist.
Centers are open
Recently Rick Scott "closed 30 women’s health care centers across the state."
The numbers are off, but the DEA agrees
Of the 98 top oxycodone-dispensing doctors who used to live in Florida, "today, there are none."
Flooded with inaccuracies
Says U.S. House candidate Carlos Curbelo "supported raising flood insurance rates."
Scott doesn't wants feds saying what should be covered
Says Rick Scott "thinks employers should be able to deny women coverage for birth control."
In part to catch up after Crist's rate freeze
"Under Rick Scott, homeowners are paying higher (home insurance) premiums for less coverage."
A claim that gets too far afield from evidence
Says U.S. House candidate Carlos Curbelo "supported ending the Medicare guarantee."
Not in cahoots, but GOP sure likes to remind Crist about his Ponzi pal
Says Rick Scott has "teamed up with a felon convicted of running a Ponzi scheme to smear Charlie Crist."
Wording says state must define limits
Under a proposed medical marijuana amendment in Florida, "you don't get refills -- you get it forever."
Donations aren't hidden from public
Rick Scott took $200,000 from a family that leased land for drilling "and now he is trying to hide from it."
Crist put donor on judicial panel, but no hard evidence for "control"
Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein "gave hundreds of thousands of campaign cash to control Crist’s appointments of key state judges."
The Legislature suspended those powers
Obamacare "prevents (Florida) from regulating insurance."
Bush signed the law, not Crist
Says Charlie "Crist made it easier for Duke to take your money."
Complicated connection to the Colliers
Says Rick Scott took $200,000 in campaign contributions from a company that "profited off pollution."
Owner's company cited for permit violations
Says Charlie Crist rode on a jet that "belongs to a serial polluter with a history of environmental violations fined nearly $2 million for polluting water."
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