His far-left brand is out of place with Florida’s swingy politics. His penchant for controversy doesn’t go over well with many of Florida’s older Democratic voters. And the establishment wing of the Democratic Party wants him out, out, out — out of the Senate race, out of Congress and, preferably, out of Florida politics altogether.
But despite (or perhaps because of) all that, Rep. Alan Grayson is a figure in Florida politics — a perplexing, divisive figure, but a figure nonetheless, and one who may represent a younger, more liberal, anti-establishment wing of the Democratic Party that Florida Democrats can’t live without. here
People at the highest levels of Democratic politics are actively and publicly trying to undercut his Senate primary campaign against Rep. Patrick Murphy for the seat being vacated by Marco Rubio.