Florida Woman: “I can’t believe Rick Scott is scared of a bunch of little old ladies in tennis shoes,” “we’re here because we love our beaches.”
Rick Scott made headlines over the weekend for all the wrong reasons – inviting voters to a campaign stop and then running away from them when he was confronted about his controversial beach access law and self-serving politics. This is not the not the first time Scott skipped out on meeting with constituents. Last month, his office invented a “security concern” to avoid the public. It’s classic Scott: looking out for himself at Floridians’ expense, and these reports add to the over370 bad stories Scott’s suffered in the first 150 days of his campaign.
Tampa Bay Times: Rick Scott skips campaign stop and ducks beach access law opponents
“I can’t believe Rick Scott is scared of a bunch of little old ladies in tennis shoes”
By Steve Bosquet
September 9, 2018
NW Florida Daily News: Scott a no-show in Walton
By Nathan Cobb
September 9, 2018
AP: Florida Gov. skips campaign stop after protesters show up
September 10, 2018
See more: Miami Herald: Beach access battle, algae blooms appear to cost Scott votes; NWF Daily News: Did Walton County send Rick Scott an anti-HB 631 message?; WATCH WINK: Scott won’t meet with residents during algae crisis; WATCH WFLX: Scott refuses to meet with residents, algae crisis ; WATCH WPEC:Gov. Scott Avoids Protesters; WATCH WPBF: Protesters line Sunset Marina ahead of the governor’s visit ; Tampa Bay Times: Beach access battle, algae blooms may have cost Rick Scott votes; Associated Press: Sen. Nelson blasts Florida Gov. Scott on new beach use law ; Tampa Bay Times: Beach battle: Nelson criticizes Scott over access law ; My Panhandle: Locals Protest Gov. Rick Scott’s Beach Access Law ; CBS Miami: Gov. Scott Flip Flops On Beach Access ; WLRN:Contradicting Law He Signed, Gov. Rick Scott Asks Counties To Ensure Access To Florida Beaches; First Coast News: Florida counties fighting new beach law by Gov. Scott
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