Category Jeff Atwater

Is Patrick Murphy’s “base” really secure against Jeff Atwater?

In the last few weeks we have been told Patrick Murphy is the most electable Democrat who could be potentially running for US Senate. As we have outlined before, much of this reasoning is based on outdated theories about “moderates” and the need to appeal to “mainstream” voters.  However, it must be conceded that the […]

CFO Atwater bid for FAU presidency denied, Broward Dem upheaval averted

As our readers doubtless know by now, CFO and Tallahassee powerhouse Jeff Atwater’s bid to leave his office to become President of Florida Atlantic University has failed. The committee in charge for selecting the new president explained its snub of Atwater citing a wish for its choice to appear apolitical in nature, though former U.S. […]

Jeff Atwater: Less Moderate than you may think

Florida CFO Jeff Atwater has cultivated an image as a business-savvy moderate Republican.While Atwater is far from the most ideologically driven Republican, he is no moderate. Many have speculated that if Rock Scott’s poll numbers continue to lag (though much of this talk stopped last week when the Q-poll showed Scott closing the gap on […]

CFO’s Office Adds Cool Interactive History Site

I’m far from a fan of CFO Jeff Atwater, but this interactive site is like crack for a history buff like me!

Jeff Atwater: A Moderate Alternative? Not Anymore!

By Kartik Krishnaiyer Florida CFO Jeff Atwater has cultivated an image as a business-savvy moderate Republican.While Atwater is far from the most ideologically driven Republican, he is no moderate. What is even worse is that he has created a network of crony capitalism while in office that has not benefited Floridians or many of his […]

How Will Rick Scott’s Lurch To The Middle Impact the GOP Sense of Entitlement & Unity?

This week one by one the other members of the Florida Cabinet voiced displeasure with Rick Scott’s decision regarding Medicaid expansion. While Scott clearly can read public opinion polls and seems to have taken some steps to reinvent himself following a poor elections cycle for core Republican issues (best evidenced by the failure of ideologically […]