When former Orlando mayor Rich Crotty contemplated a run against Alan Grayson for the District…
“For someone in Congress, he’s really out there. He comes across as a total ideological flake,” said Florida Republican media consultant John Dowless. “He’s tacking hard left, and he’s trying to become the Robert Wexler of Congress, but Wexler’s in a district where you can do that and get away with it. Grayson’s not in that type of district.”
John Dowless, an Orlando-based Republican consultant, said this illustrates Kosmas’ liberal bent and will force her to make a choice.
“She’ll have to decide to vote her conscience, which is very left-leaning Democrat, or to moderate her vote,” he said.
John Dowless, a Republican media consultant in Florida, added that Rubio would be a dynamite fundraiser who would receive overwhelming support from the sizable Republican Cuban-American community in a primary. Having Jeb Bush as an ally would also be an asset.