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Trayvon Case Not Exactly Top Priority for Florida’s GOP Governor

From our Florida bureau:

Last Monday, Rick Scott—Florida’s beleaguered freshman tea party governor—made a powerful executive decision: He signed legislation to require drug tests of state employees. On Friday, he acted decisively and signed a controversial pro-school-prayer bill into law. His top cop, Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi, spent the week on one of her top priorities: promoting the state’s Supreme Court case against President Obama’s health care reforms. The state’s Republican Party this week also began airing a new pro-Scott ad, two years ahead of his next election, and Scott’s also taken to bragging about his recent legislative accomplishments.

Somewhere in there, the governor addressed Trayvon Martin’s killing…

Read the rest of the story on the Republican’s complicated relationship with minorities in Florida.

This is why I left Florida. I hate Rick Scott so much.

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    This case will be gov scotts undoing. he has signed his own exit by ignoring the voices calling out for independent...
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  8. majere636 said: Useless. Does he at least breath fire?
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    Shame
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    This is why I left Florida. I hate Rick Scott so much.
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    Why does this not come as a surprise?
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    Fuck I hate this state. Someone please get me out of here.
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    "In my opinion, if this had been a black man with a gun shooting a young, 17-year-old white boy, there’s no doubt that...
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    Of course, not. He’s connected to the Republican 4G network (God, guns, gays, gynecology) and shut off from real world...
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    Wow, you guys really went out of your way to avoid stating that Rick Scott is a racist who has enacted many racist...