The Future of Republicanism Is … Rick Scott??

US Senator Rick Scott, Republican of Florida, speaks to the media. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Rick Scott, the first-term senator from Florida who is best known on Capitol Hill for filing dumb bills that waste the august body’s time and energy, has, in the absence of an agenda for the GOP, provided one.

And, of course, it’s a doozy:

Senate Republican leaders have no plans to release an alternative agenda as they try to win back the majority this fall. So Rick Scott is pursuing his own plan.

The Florida Republican senator is devising a conservative blueprint for Republicans to enact should they win Senate and House majorities this fall. Among Scott’s priorities: completing the border wall and naming it after former President Donald Trump, declaring “there are two genders,” ending any reference to ethnicity on government forms and limiting most federal government workers — including members of Congress — to 12 years of service.

Hey, I don’t mind naming the wall after Trump — he deserves it — but everything else is unadulterated hooey.

Read the rest at Politico.


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