I've said many times — The next Republican president will use as a template the current radical governors. I don't think I'm wrong.
Here's Rick Scott's version of the radical take-over, via Judd Legum at ThinkProgress:
Maureen Russo was born in Akron, Ohio. For the last 40 years she’s operated a dog boarding and grooming business — Bobbi’s World Kennels — with her husband in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Maureen is 60-years-old and has been a registered voter in the state for the last four decades. ...And that's the rolling coup by the Movement Conservative Project. Please read the rest.
Two weeks ago she received a letter from the State of Florida informing her that that had received information that she was not born in this country and, therefore, was ineligible to vote.
She was given an option to request “an administrative hearing to present evidence” disputing the determination of the State of Florida that she was ineligible to vote. Unless Maureen returned a form requesting such a hearing within 30 days, she was told, it would result in “the removal of your name from the voter registration rolls.”
She immediately sent off a registered letter to the State with a copy of her passport. She hasn’t heard anything back.
The MoveCon Project has a endpoint; if they take it far enough, there will be a day when it's over, and we'll never go back to "America" as you thought you understood it.
Just one of the eight or so deadlines this country is facing.
And you wonder why I insist that progressives have to up their game vis-à-vis the useless NeoLiberal (sorry, Democratic) Party?
Tick tick tick, folks. Tick tick tick.
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