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Republican Rick Skeletor, I mean Rick Scott says he would support offshore drilling as governor

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Already, there are two reasons why political newcomer Rick Scott scares me: First, dude looks like Rick Skeletor and, two, he says he would support offshore drilling.

“We need to protect our beaches, break our dependency on foreign oil and hold oil companies accountable when there are problems,” Scott said. “As governor, I’ll look to strike a balance between responsible exploration that takes every precaution and is far enough from our shores while holding oil companies accountable for their mistakes.”

Oh, and just to make it a Skeletor trifecta, when Rick Scott isn’t trying to capture the Castle of Grayskull, he’s supporting Arizona’s illegal, racist immigration law:

“The Arizona law is a common sense enforcement of already existing law. If you break the law then law enforcement should be able to ask for identification that shows you are in the United States legally.”

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