President Obama will be in Orlando on Thursday to talk about tourism. And like Democratic senators who skipped Obama appearances in other states, Bill Nelson will be nowhere in sight.
Obama is scheduled to be at Walt Disney World, where a White House aide said the president will "unveil a strategy that will significantly help boost tourism and travel."
Nelson's office told reporters that a scheduling conflict will prevent the Democratic senator from appearing with the president -- a statement that was quickly mocked by two of Nelson's Republican foes.
Nobody wants to be seen with the Campaigner in Chief.
Even the Mayor of Orlando (a Democrat) headed out of town for the time when Barack Obama will be in town speaking