Tallahassee or Washington, they both share the same nutty, inside-the-Beltway-logic:
When you're in a hole, keep digging.
The country is flat broke. It's borrowing money -- make that more money -- to pay for President Barack Obama's sea-to-shining-sea, high-speed rail fantasy. Just because the money "is out there anyway," just because if Florida doesn't take it someone else will, does that mean the governor and the principled leadership in the Florida Legislature should help him keep digging America in deeper?
For the first time in years, the South Florida Water Management District has a chance to get a grip on reality, and what does it do? Whine like a spoiled brat.
"California, here we come." Unless it's vacation you're talking about, you don't want to hear that and you don't want to go there.
Justin Sayfie, I apologize. I wanted to call you my hero in the headline, but I didn't get a chance to run it by Lucy Morgan first.
"No more about the beach weather in Florida," pleaded Steelers fan Monte Rafferty. "If you talk about that, I'm hanging up in your ear. ... My feet are frozen, I'm popping Alka Seltzer Cold Plus, I got cabin fever ...
Thank God we found out Thursday night that the governor and his guests "dined on mesquite grilled swordfish, corn macque choux, and Florida strawberry shortcake."
During a three-hour meeting Thursday morning with Enterprise Florida, Gov. Rick Scott said he will bring the public-private partnership and two other state agencies into a newly created department of commerce -- and house the department right next door to his office where he can give it the attention it deserves.
Speaker Dean Cannon, Hero
Dean Cannon had the right stage and the right message, but whether the media heard him remains to be seen.
Rep. William Snyder, the quiet, unpretentious legislator who will walk a block out of his way to avoid the limelight, strode into it willingly Tuesday.