Florida Gov. Rick Scott received a well-deserved tongue-lashing when he stopped in this Gainesville, Florida, Starbucks.
Florida opted for four more years of Rick Scott,
Despite the havoc his first four wrought.
We proved it in 2010
And we just proved it again —
The governorship of Florida can be bought.
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: I’m thankful that the Florida legislature only convenes 60 days a year — think of the mischief lawmakers could do if they were in session more than two months!
Fortunately, the 2014 session thankfully ends tomorrow. But the mischief ain’t done yet.
Number of days the Florida state legislature is in session, beginning today. “Republicans are looking for a smooth session,” said Rep. Mia Jones, D-Jacksonville, as reported by Tampa Bay Times. “I believe they want to be able to walk out and say that we had kumbaya going downstream through this entire process.”
Gov. Rick Scott has returned to his crusade,
Undaunted by lawsuits, by outcry undismayed.
He seeks to purge Florida’s voter rolls
Of every registered non-American soul,
And from this quixotic quest he shall not be swayed.
I will have $25 million in the bank by the end of the year and will use it in early 2014 to define my opponent.
— Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), quoted by National Review, which notes “a war chest of that size will buy a lot of defining, even in an expensive media state like Florida.”
Amount Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is preparing to spend to defend his Florida governorship, which would be the most expensive re-election campaign in state history, Politico reports.
Part of the series, Assault on Florida.
Florida’s tea party governor, Rick Scott, must be looking at some really devastating private polling — numbers even more seemingly insurmountable than results of a public poll released yesterday. That news survey from PPP found that Scott’s approval rating was upside down by a whopping 24 percentage points, 33 to 57 percent — and that former Gov. Charlie Crist, who recently joined the Democratic Party, leads him by double digits, 53 to 39 percent, in the 2014 governor’s race.
Devastating poll results could explain why the governor emulated another plutocrat pol, Mitt Romney, this week when he executed a Romney-style 180-degree flip-flop on one of his own signature issues — Florida’s racist voter suppression law.