Debbie Mucarsel-Powell launches website mocking Rick Scott Senate leadership bid

The site lampoons the Senator's own campaign site in many ways, with fake quotes that parody Scott's own positions.

Could a microsite make a difference in Florida’s Senate race?

That’s the big bet by a Democrat who hopes to challenge Rick Scott in November.

The Rick Scott For Leader” website from the Debbie Mucarsel-Powell camp rehashes familiar themes from the campaign of the presumptive Democratic nominee.

According to the campaign, it will be “highlighting Rick Scott’s toxic record and the extremist policies he would push as majority leader to pass a national abortion ban, slash Social Security, Medicare, rip away affordable health care, and raise taxes on middle class families in Florida and across the country — all while lining his own pockets.”

“Hardworking families in Florida and across the nation know just how catastrophic Rick Scott would be as Senate GOP leader,” said Campaign Manager Ben Waldon.

“For years, radical Rick has pushed extreme abortion bans, put Social Security and Medicare on the chopping block, and advocated to raise taxes on the middle-class. We cannot afford to let this extremism win. It’s never been more important for Debbie Mucarsel-Powell to win this race: for working Floridians and for Americans across the country.”

The site lampoons the Senator’s own campaign site in many ways, with fake quotes that parody Scott’s own positions.

“I’ve always been a proud champion of stripping women of their reproductive freedoms. I have proudly pledged to sign any anti-abortion bill into law as leader of the Senate,” the Scott persona claims on the mocking website.

“In the Senate, I’ll fight to raise taxes on middle class Americans while pushing for policies that will increase my own personal wealth,” reads another such quote.

“Organizations and coalitions” backing Scott, per the parody site, include “Election Deniers” and “Medicare Fraudsters” for the Senator.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has been the Northeast Florida correspondent for Florida Politics since 2014. He writes for the New York Post and National Review also, with previous work in the American Conservative and Washington Times and a 15+ year run as a columnist in Folio Weekly. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Ocean Joe

    May 29, 2024 at 10:18 am

    Uncle Fester has no place in government or holding any position of public trust. His solutions to ongoing problems always involve hurting folks at the bottom while protecting the privileged. Don’t believe it?
    No wonder he runs from constituents like those old ladies at the donut shop.

  • Silly Wabbit

    May 29, 2024 at 10:48 am

    Wick kwazy.

  • Dont Say FLA

    May 29, 2024 at 1:58 pm

    But Senator Scott declared his priority to be lowering the price of Baconators from $800 back down to $5.

    How can anybody not want $795 less pricey Baconators?

    We all know the price dropped because Wendy’s finally paid for the repairs to the Baconatormobile after 2023’s repeated Baconator investigations underneath the water tubs of Monaco, but we’ll let Rick take credit so he can take credit for something

  • MH/Duuuval

    May 30, 2024 at 11:19 am

    A video clip from the Florida Channel archives of Rick Scott lording it over supplicants seeking restoration of their voting rights would make fine campaign material for Deb.

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