BOCA RATON — More than 3,000 media members are expected to arrive in Palm Beach County for tonight’s foreign-policy-themed presidential debate at Lynn University. But the morning before the debate remained relatively calm as media slowly trickled onto the small Boca school’s campus.
Crist – an independent who jumped the GOP ship when it looked like he couldn’t win a primary against Marco Rubio in the U.S. Senate race – and Sink – a Democrat who lost her bid for governor to Republican Rick Scott – were named as two of the three “worst candidates” by MSNBC hosts Chuck Todd and Savannah Guthrie.
But the worst of the worst, according to MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown” hosts?
“You lost to a guy who defrauded Medicare,” Todd said when announcing the “winner, pausing for effect. “In Florida! Okay? More people on Medicare in Florida than maybe any other state.”
Scott started up and was CEO of the Columbia/HCA hospital chain that wound up paying an historic fine to the federal government – $1.7 billion – for Medicare and Medicaid fraud.