What happens when Democratic activists snub ‘Godfather’ Aaronson?
by George Bennett | November 29th, 2010
Palm Beach County Democratic “zone leaders” Nate and Harriet Smith oversee get-out-the-vote efforts in about 90 precincts. The Smiths were upset that County Commissioner Burt Aaronson, a.k.a. the Godfather of south county Democratic politics, bucked the party and endorsed Republican-turned-independent Charlie Crist in the recent U.S. Senate race.
So the Smiths turned their chairs around in protest when Aaronson spoke at a recent nonpartisan Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations meeting.
Find out what happened next in this week’s Politics column.
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