Major Charlie Crist Donor Hires Strippers Below Minimum Wage
by Tom McGregor
Sat, Nov 1, 2014, 10:48 PM
Charlie Crist, a Democrat running for Governor of Florida, received a $50,000 donation from Joe Rodriquez, who allegedly hired strippers forced to work under sweatshop conditions.
NewsMax reports that, "The Florida Republican Party on Friday pounded Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate challenging Gov. Rick Scott in Tuesday's midterm election, over a new report on his alleged ties to the strip club industry."
Nancy Smith, a Sunshine State News reporter, is quoted as saying that, "Can the candidate who makes such big, puffy speeches about a $10.10 minimum wage and the Republican war on women really justify taking $90,000 from strip club operators? Especially these?"
According to NewsMax, "Crist has come under fire for refusing to return contributions to his political committee from owners of strip clubs, including a $50,000 donation from Joe Rodriguez, who, although his club was closed ion 2009 for drug-dealing and prostitution, was allowed to sell it and never lost his business license,
Charlie Crist refuses to return the $50,000 donation to Joe Rodriquez.
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