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Bill Day’s latest: A thunderstorm turns Rick Scott into Chicken Little

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Tropical Storm Erika may have been full of sound and fury, at least for a while. In the end, though, it signified nothing. After causing floods and mudslides throughout the Caribbean, Erika rapidly lost much of its steam on its way to Florida, but not before leaving Southwest Florida with little more than the threat of a handful of thunderstorms. That did not prevent Rick Scott from going into disaster mode. In Bill Day’s latest, the governor – in a passable imitation…

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Mitch Perry Report for 8.28.15 – GOP convention memories

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While the nation’s media will focus quite correctly this weekend on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans, anyone remember Hurricane Isaac? (Let’s not even talk about Erika). That was the storm that forced the cancellation of the first day of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa three years ago, making today the third anniversary of the beginning of that political quadrennial event. Oh, the memories. The Tampa RNC (like the Democrats in Charlotte a week later) was only…

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