Gov. Rick Scott's first 100 days in one word

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Awesome. Awful. Disgusting. Disaster.

From turning down $2.4 billion in high-speed rail money, ending teacher tenure and requiring drug testing for state employees, Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s first 100 days in office have definitely been a lightning rod for his critics.

The Tampa Tribune asked its Twitter followers and Facebook friends to sum up Scott’s honeymoon period in one word. The responses ranged from somewhat witty to highly critical, with a couple of positive comments thrown in.

Whatever the response, it’s apparent Scott’s performance has been interesting ?if not controversial.

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.