What’s the matter with Florida? First, the insane “Stand Your Ground” law leading to hundreds of allegedly “justifiable” slayings like that of Trayvon Martin. But wait, there’s more! Florida Republicans have also voted to strip workers of wage theft protections and restrict the voting rights.
In my latest essay for the American Prospect, I write:
Had enough of Republican presidential candidates spinning vague ideas for America’s future? In the Florida state house, Republican legislators are being far more concrete with their plans. Rather than focusing on laws to support working families and small business growth, Florida Republicans are hell-bent on protecting big businesses and discouraging participation in our democracy.
Read the full essay here to understand how Florida’s dystopia is the Republican road map for America.
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