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African-American judge under vicious, racist attack; opponents advocate lynching

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Steve Lapinski alerts that Judge Michael Andrews, a longtime Pinellas/Pasco circuit judge, has come under a vicious, racist attack in his campaign for re-election. Anonymous posters on a judicial web forum have advocated for his lynching, and have repeatedly referred to him with the n-word in their nasty diatribes. Then, in a brazen act, at least one supporter of this atrocious message has purchased web ads on Google to propagate this hate speech.

[WARNING: There are some screenshots of some extremely offensive posts in this article.  Proceed carefully, because you are going to be subjected to some very unnerving words.]

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Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including,,, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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