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Shoeless Carl Domino’s TV debut

by George Bennett | June 8th, 2010

Amid the saturation advertising by Democratic Senate hopeful Jeff Greene and Republican governor hopeful Rick Scott in recent weeks, we neglected to mention that state Rep. Carl Domino, R-Jupiter, was the first local legislative candidate to make a significant TV buy with this 30-second spot for his state Senate campaign. The ad just finished a two-week run.

Like Greene and Scott, Domino is wealthy and has put significant amounts of his own money into his primary race against state Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. Unlike the Greene and Scott ads that have aired so far, Domino comes across as a guy who doesn’t take himself too seriously. While impish background music plays throughout, Domino holds up a foam Florida State No. 1 finger, notes that he “married a woman way too good for me” and ends up barefoot in a blue suit in the ocean.

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8 Responses to “Shoeless Carl Domino’s TV debut”

  1. bob Says:

    that’s a great ad

  2. "Life's Journey" my rear end Says:

    George are you on the Domino payroll ? This as shows nothing about the real Carl Domino which lives much differently then the rest of us. After watching it, Carl would lead you to believe he is barely able to keep the lights on and he’s just some hokey dad that cuts the grass on weekend.

  3. Singer Island Says:

    We need a change. Lets support Ellen.

  4. Wellington GOP Says:

    I saw Ellyn’s commercial last night on Fox and it’s much better then this goofy mess Domino is trying to fool people with.

  5. Terrible Says:

    Whoever told him to wear a rolled up suit at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean should lose their job.

  6. Jan Says:

    Sure, Ellyn Bogdanoff has money for commercials since she sold out her constituents to special interest. If you vote for Ellyn, just hand your checkbook over to special interest. That’s where your money ends up anywhere if you put Ellyn in power. Ellyn was the worst House Rep in the last few years — now you want to make her senator as reward?

  7. PBREC Says:

    “I don’t have to spend my time on the ground. The rich people on the east side of the district are going to vote for me,” said Domino, who hands out to prospective voters a gold-colored key chain attached to — of course — a domino.

  8. Mark S. Says:

    Domino’s biggest problem is going to be the fact he was on Crist’s leadership team up until just recently and still actively supports him behind the scenes.

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