Sunburn for 5.24.16 — 99 problems and 97 days to the election for Patrick Murphy
0 people likes this
The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry, Ryan Ray and Jim Rosica.
IT IS LESS THAN 100 DAYS TO FLORIDA’S PRIMARY ELECTIONS AND…
Patrick Murphy cannot have many more days like the one he had on Monday.
The Jupiter Democratic Representative was busted by the Miami Herald regarding an exaggeration in his academic record. The newspaper revealed that Murphy’s official congressional and campaign websites have been incorrectly stating for the past 14 months that the 33-year-old had earned “degrees in accounting and finance” from the University of Miami.
In fact, Murphy has a single bachelor’s degree in business administration.
A campaign spokeswoman said the embellishment was unintentional. Murphy couldn’t be bothered to actually acknowledge the error.
It’s not been a great past few weeks for Murphy, the Democratic Party establishment’s choice to be their U.S. Senate nominee this fall.