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Bill Day’s latest: New Speaker Richard Corcoran’s quixotic quest

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As the Florida House officially installs state Rep. Richard Corcoran as speaker, the Land O’Lakes Republican certainly faces a daunting quest. Through the pen of Bill Day, Corcoran’s mission – against special interests, which is seen as a blight on Florida politics – is positively quixotic. Day casts the new speaker as Don Quixote de la Mancha, the iconic literary hero depicted in Pablo Picasso’s famous 1950s-era sketch. Alongside Don Quixote, pictured on his horse Rocinante, is his squire Sancho Panza on a donkey.…

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