Wherein Florida’s hapless (white billionaire) tea party governor takes the silver spoon out of his mouth just long enough to shove both feet in it:
To his credit, Scott, clad in sweatpants, greeted the marchers outside his home. To his detriment, he decided to talk.
Apparently grasping for some common ground, Scott began his speech by reminding the protesters that he’d lived in public housing as a youngster. The Florida A&M marchers were less than pleased. “We’re not poor!” one of them shouted back.
So MSNBC’s Mark Halperin, who is often wrong, was suspended for saying President Barack Obama was acting like a “dick” at yesterday’s press conference. (The New York Times story won’t tell you what he actually said. They just call it a “slur,” apparently because you can’t handle the truth.)