Report: Florida Democratic Senate candidate had insanely awesome parties aboard his pleasure yacht

posted at 8:45 pm on August 13, 2010 by Allahpundit

He denies it strenuously — so strenuously, in fact, that he’s threatening to sue the St. Petersburg Times for suggesting that any of the orgiastic shenanigans that Mike Tyson recently described to Sports Illustrated could have happened aboard his ship, Summerwind. So just to be clear: This is all soft and unsubstantiated and merely alleged.

In that same spirit, I hereby allege that most Americans desperately want to party with Jeff Greene.

[J]ust as Greene was gaining momentum against U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek in a race for the Democratic nomination, Tyson went and told Sports Illustrated about that summer when he spent so much time with Greene. Tyson, who was best man at Greene’s 2007 wedding, makes that period of his life sound more like the Love Boat:

“I was in St. Tropez, in the South of France. In Ibiza, Spain. I was in Monte Carlo. I was in the Ukraine, Russia, all those places, for three months. From Russia I went to Lisbon, Portgual, from Portugal I went to Amsterdam. In Amsterdam I met this drug dealer, right? And he sees that I like getting high, and he wants to be my buddy, right? This guy goes and gets me a big rock of cocaine. So pretty soon I got a party going on. I got everything: I got these rugby players. I got these naked girls, I got all these … everything’s going on in the room. Plus I also had this girl with me that I picked up in Romania. But then [the dealer he met in Amsterdam] saw how much of a mess I was. He came in and kicked everybody out of my room! All the nude people, all the people having sex. He said, ‘I feel so bad I ever gave him that stuff,’ ” Tyson said in an interviewed published in July…

No, Greene said, he didn’t go to Amsterdam with Tyson, who was only on board about a month. No, he didn’t see any drug-taking or take any drugs himself.

“I don’t know what Mike Tyson did when I was not with him, but Summerwind has a zero tolerance for drugs or any illegal activity,” Greene told the St. Petersburg Times, noting that he has paid for drug rehab for Tyson.

Follow the link for conflicting reports from former crew members, some of whom claim they never saw anything untowards happening onboard the ship or with Greene himself and others of whom report “Naked, drunken people everywhere!” Assuming any of it is true, I’m not sure why he’s running away from it. This gives him a money campaign slogan: “Jeff Greene 2010 — Because the Senate needs another Kennedy.”

Speaking of the Senate, Jim Geraghty has me coming around to the idea that Greene upsetting Kendrick Meek in the Democratic primary might not be the worst thing in the world. Granted, it’s probably going to push a lot of black voters into Crist’s column, but according to a new poll out today, Sunshine Charlies’s approval rating (44 percent) is now the lowest that any Florida governor has seen in 16 years. He’s very vulnerable, in other words, and like Geraghty says, if Greene wins the primary he’ll have both the incentive and the (nearly unlimited) resources to run ads tearing Crist to shreds from now until November. Looking forward to it!


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Democrat and Yacht ? Not possible . The Dems are the party of the poor.

CWforFreedom on August 13, 2010 at 8:47 PM

What goes on in the Gulf, stays in the Gulf

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 8:51 PM

I don’t know – are there any other black Senate candidates in 2010 besides Meek (and Alvin)? If the answer is “no” in the end I don’t see Meek losing his primary.

Marcus on August 13, 2010 at 8:51 PM

Well he fits in well with the Democrat party. I guess it is too good to check. LOL

Man, the Democrats are falling apart, I hope they keep it up.

whbates on August 13, 2010 at 8:52 PM

if Greene wins the primary he’ll have both the incentive and the (nearly unlimited) resources to run ads tearing Crist to shreds from now until November. Looking forward to it!

….

Could he be a Dem plant?

Beat Meek then, ehm, drop out?

artist on August 13, 2010 at 8:53 PM

What goes on in the Gulf, stays in the Gulf

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 8:51 PM

Actually light sweet crude oil evaporates very quickly.

Tommy_G on August 13, 2010 at 8:53 PM

Hell, I’d like to party with Greene but I wouldn’t vote for him, even if he gave me a yacht full of naked Greek gods to cruise around the world with.

txag92 on August 13, 2010 at 8:55 PM

Jeff Greene: “These allegations are hogwash, balderdash, poppicock, &, uh, Monkey Business!”

itsnotaboutme on August 13, 2010 at 8:55 PM

For those too young to appreciate my last comment, let me explain:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_Business_%28yacht%29

itsnotaboutme on August 13, 2010 at 8:57 PM

Actually light sweet crude oil evaporates very quickly.

Tommy_G on August 13, 2010 at 8:53 PM

So does alcohol!

Jeff Greene 2010 — Because the Senate needs another Kennedy

As for light sweet crude, I’m guessing you mean Green’s party attitude.

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 8:57 PM

Man of low moral character, no doubt a democrat.

Inanemergencydial on August 13, 2010 at 8:58 PM

Is this the same Jeff Greene:

Belize: Jeff Greene’s yacht tore up coral reef, left unpaid fines up to $1.87 million
By Adam C. Smith, Times Political Editor
In Print: Friday, July 23, 2010

tru2tx on August 13, 2010 at 9:00 PM

…and who was the first mate? Gary Hart?

cynccook on August 13, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Crist is toast, and it can’t happen soon enough. He’s vermin.

Jaibones on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

OT

Obama supports Mosque at GZ.

artist on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

Pleasure Yacht
================
That speaks volumes!!

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

wouldn’t this make him overqualified?

trubble on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

“… has me coming around to the idea…”

Wait — what? Allahpundit can be persuaded??? To change his mind???? Stop the world, I want to get off!

cynccook on August 13, 2010 at 9:02 PM

Now all we need is for Gary Hart to hold a press conference where he dares the press to “Go ahead. Why don’t you follow him out on his yacht and take pictures or somethin’?”

CyberCipher on August 13, 2010 at 9:03 PM

So…….. he’s like Alvin Green with a yacht?

Dems are all the same. Anyway, where are the pics?

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:04 PM

Looking forward to it!

God I hope so…we need Rubio in the worst possible way…but after Obama got elected…I admit I have lost the faith…we might wind up with Greene after all…I’m sure he’s a pot-head, so a lot of Hot Air folks will vote for him.

AUINSC on August 13, 2010 at 9:05 PM

Pleasure Yacht
================
That speaks volumes!!

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

orgiastic shenanigans

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:05 PM

OT

Obama supports Mosque at GZ.

artist on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

artist: Now,its official,which side Obama is on!!
=========================================================

Obama likely to talk about GZ mosque tonight
4 hours ago
———–

Obama Says Muslim Group Has the Right to Build New York Mosque 19 minutes ago
————————

http://topics.treehugger.com/article/0gOT8hp9wx85y

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM

I’m sure he’s a pot-head, so a lot of Hot Air folks will vote for him.

AUINSC on August 13, 2010 at 9:05 PM

The Check is in the Mail.

Post dated, of course…

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM

Party’s on yacht’s? This is the Kennedy party folks.

Hummer53 on August 13, 2010 at 9:07 PM

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM
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orgiastic shenanigans

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:05 PM

Kini: Haha,On the High Seas,busy watching Submarine Races,
ahem,no doubt!!:)

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:08 PM

i’ve gotten to the point that if they aren’t using the tax payer’s money to do it I don’t care.

lavell12 on August 13, 2010 at 9:09 PM

OT

Obama supports Mosque at GZ.

artist on August 13, 2010 at 9:01 PM

artist: Now,its official,which side Obama is on!!
=========================================================

Obama likely to talk about GZ mosque tonight
4 hours ago
———–

Obama Says Muslim Group Has the Right to Build New York Mosque 19 minutes ago
————————

http://topics.treehugger.com/article/0gOT8hp9wx85y

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM

Surprised? I’m sure he’ll support Greg G’s building of a gay bar next door, too. Dang, I forgot to email Greg about adding a bath house to the bar kinda like those things they have in Chi-town.

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:12 PM

As,John Edwards has said,

Two America`s,and Liberals are living in
both!!!!

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:12 PM

So . . . Ted Kennedy still lives?

listens2glenn on August 13, 2010 at 9:16 PM

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM
=========================================
Surprised? I’m sure he’ll support Greg G’s building of a gay bar next door, too. Dang, I forgot to email Greg about adding a bath house to the bar kinda like those things they have in Chi-town.

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:12 PM

Cody1991: Nope,not shocked or surprised,with illegal cash
coming in from Gaza,during 2008,his stance on and
against Israel,lying about his Muslim roots,his
ties to various Muslim Characters from the ME,it
just keeps on going!!!

Dear Lord,with the War on Terror,this is so
pucked up sideways it pure lunacy!—:)

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Arrrrgh, thar be buggery on the high seas!

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:17 PM

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM

Uh, yeah.

AUINSC on August 13, 2010 at 9:18 PM

Now we know Greene’s position on off-shore drilling.

itsnotaboutme on August 13, 2010 at 9:19 PM

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Hey, canopfor. I didn’t mean you specifically. With BO it’s a given that he will side with muslims. If anyone missed his leanings the Ft. Hood incident should have been a slap in the face.

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:20 PM

“He spent so much time with Greene. Tyson, who was best man at Greene’s 2007 wedding”

I’m sorry, but that is pretty much all one needs to know here.

This case is CLOSED

Opposite Day on August 13, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Wanna bet he doesn’t park his yacht in Mass either?

coyoterex on August 13, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Tut-tut. Kirsten Powers doesn’t like us calling a yacht a yacht when it’s owned by a democratic. We should be calling it a boat.

slickwillie2001 on August 13, 2010 at 9:24 PM

Best Man, Mike Tyson??????

CTSherman on August 13, 2010 at 9:28 PM

Sounds like a poster boy for the Dems.

ORconservative on August 13, 2010 at 9:29 PM

Opposite Day on August 13, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Yeah, I’m with ya. Anyone who hangs with a disgusting piece of human debris like Tyson should never, ever, be in government. Of course, we have plenty to weed out. There’s no point in bringing in more miscreants. The current potus is a perfect example.

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:30 PM

Maybe Green has a connection with Obama’s Safe School Czar, Kevin Jennings

Shenanigans? What orgiastic shenanigans?

Kini on August 13, 2010 at 9:32 PM

Damn, Mike Tyson knows how to party!

GTR640 on August 13, 2010 at 9:39 PM

OT: Obama has come out “forcefully” for the victory mosque in NYC. Naturally the Left is celebrating like it was election night 2008.

Guardian on August 13, 2010 at 9:43 PM

Isn’t this pretty much rock star 101? I mean, why else do you buy a ship like that?

tommyboy on August 13, 2010 at 9:44 PM

This guy is so funny… He thinks he can buy himself a seat in Congress!

/

Key West Reader on August 13, 2010 at 9:44 PM

“Monkey Business”?

ted c on August 13, 2010 at 9:44 PM

“He spent so much time with Greene. Tyson, who was best man at Greene’s 2007 wedding”

I’m sorry, but that is pretty much all one needs to know here.

This case is CLOSED

Opposite Day on August 13, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Agreed! That was the comment I wanted to make as well – I mean, what kind of person has Mike Tyson as their Best Man?

PatMac on August 13, 2010 at 9:45 PM

Obama Says Muslim Group Has the Right to Build New York Mosque 19 minutes ago
————————

http://topics.treehugger.com/article/0gOT8hp9wx85y

canopfor on August 13, 2010 at 9:06 PM

from May 2010 via breitbart

Gingerly trying to advance Mideast peace, President Barack Obama on Thursday challenged Israel to stop settlement construction in the West Bank on the same day the Israelis rejected that demand.

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D98FI70G0&show_article=1

ted c on August 13, 2010 at 9:47 PM

Tut-tut. Kirsten Powers doesn’t like us calling a yacht a yacht when it’s owned by a democratic. We should be calling it a boat.

slickwillie2001 on August 13, 2010 at 9:24 PM

Uh, KP needs to deal with it. 145ft ain’t no boat.

mrsmwp on August 13, 2010 at 9:48 PM

No settlements for thee, but mosques for me….

Islamofascist sympathizer.

ted c on August 13, 2010 at 9:48 PM

Jeff Greene’s party favors.

Key West Reader on August 13, 2010 at 9:48 PM

“He spent so much time with Greene. Tyson, who was best man at Greene’s 2007 wedding”

I’m sorry, but that is pretty much all one needs to know here.

This case is CLOSED

Opposite Day on August 13, 2010 at 9:23 PM

Agreed! That was the comment I wanted to make as well – I mean, what kind of person has Mike Tyson as their Best Man?

PatMac on August 13, 2010 at 9:45 PM

Liberals are into human pets. They may like dogs or cats, but their fave thing is to have a human pet.

That’s the way the elite Dems treat their supporters. Toss ‘em a bone or a check, feed them, give them a little spot in the limelight, and they are on the plantation forever.

It’s the Democrat way!

Cody1991 on August 13, 2010 at 9:51 PM

Uh, KP needs to deal with it. 145ft ain’t no boat.

mrsmwp on August 13, 2010 at 9:48 PM

LOL. It’s normally in port at Ft. Lauderdale. They always throw their trash over the side onto the dock. For the ‘little people’ to pick up. It is a gigantic boat that tends to have a LOT of trash. It also obstructs the view of some condo’s on the Intercoastal and scares away fish. Bastige.

Key West Reader on August 13, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Sheeesh, why wouldn’t we believe anything that Mike Tyson says?

iam7545 on August 13, 2010 at 10:02 PM

“I don’t know what Mike Tyson did when I was not with him, but Summerwind has a zero tolerance for drugs or any illegal activity,” Greene told the St. Petersburg Times, noting that he has paid for drug rehab for Tyson.

If you’re in international waters is it still illegal?

Tim Burton on August 13, 2010 at 10:06 PM

You mean the yacht thats registering it in the Marshall Islands?, a well-known tax haven.

So he is a mutt– 1/2 Kerry 1/2 Kennedy

Bicyea on August 13, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Florida Democratic Senate candidate had insanely awesome parties aboard his pleasure yacht

I never realized that there are yachts that aren’t pleasure yachts.

disa on August 14, 2010 at 12:17 AM

Who knows if he won the nomination and went full scorched earth on Crist he might out him, if rumors are to be believed.

lizzie beth on August 14, 2010 at 12:44 AM

Wouldn’t the discrepancy in the stories of the crew be explained by those who want to be employed by other rich crazy people with yachts and those that don’t?

Cindy Munford on August 14, 2010 at 1:12 AM

If Mikey was you Best Man then you decision making abilities are in serious question.

roflmao

donabernathy on August 14, 2010 at 8:00 AM

Wonder if this means Jeff Greene has a promising chance of being the new Captain Jack’s spokesperson!

pilamaye on August 14, 2010 at 8:12 AM

Democrat and Yacht ? Not possible . The Dems are the party of the poor.

CWforFreedom on August 13, 2010 at 8:47 PM

I hear he docks it yacht next to John Kerry.

elifino on August 14, 2010 at 8:41 AM

“Naked, drunken people everywhere!”

Why else would you have a yacht?

bitsy on August 14, 2010 at 9:13 AM

Is this the same Jeff Greene:

Belize: Jeff Greene’s yacht tore up coral reef, left unpaid fines up to $1.87 million
By Adam C. Smith, Times Political Editor
In Print: Friday, July 23, 2010
tru2tx on August 13, 2010 at 9:00 PM

If not, there seems to be a trend for Dem Senate candidates in FL named Jeff Greene with yachts named summerwind. I am sure the little people can use his “boat” whenever they want.

cobrakai99 on August 14, 2010 at 10:55 AM

You know who also loves Greene? Heidi Fleiss

…and I’m with Geraghty. I think a Greene primary win would bring a world of hurt raining down on Crist. A Smackdown Squeeze Play, as Crist gets destroyed from the left AND the right, and Rubio comes out on top.

ornery_independent on August 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM

The Check is in the Mail.

Post dated, of course…

Kini

Yeah. Check’s in the mail. Ummm, to who?
What were we talking about?

Hard Right on August 14, 2010 at 11:21 PM

Monkey Business in more than a few ways.

Texyank on August 15, 2010 at 1:42 PM