Sleepy Time Thought: 4/7/2012 Rick Scott Is A Sleaze Edition
Sometimes enlightenment comes from unexpected places. My father, Mr. Filthy Liberal Scum Sr. and soon to be ex-resident of Florida, calls me tonight to tell me about some the shady shenanigans of Governor Rick Scott. Apparently, Scott made a campaign promise to sell the two airplanes Florida uses for state business. It was supposed to be a cost saving measure because he can use his own, private, plane instead. How nice. Ignore the fact that this will be a problem for any future governor who doesn’t happen to be rich through multi-billion dollar Medicare fraud, the real reason Scott sold those planes is because his personal jet is not subject to the Freedom Of Information Act law. That means he can have anybody at all on his plane and he doesn’t have to tell us because it’s his personal property. He could have corporate executives on their discussing how he’s going to profitize every public service in Florida and sell it to them for a kickback and nobody gets to know a thing about it. It’s the same reason his staff uses personal email addresses instead of the usual .gov ones: It allows them to evade the transparency laws.
Your modern day Republican Party so openly corrupt that no one can be bothered to be shocked anymore so they just get away with it.
Sleep tight you filthy liberal scum!