Henry Boxlor is seething today: The failed Special Session called by Governor Crist was a bad day for Florida. Our democracy was founded on the premise that a multiparty system of government would provide for a loyal opposition. A political counter balance that would moderate government. In This weeks’ special session we saw loyalty at its worst. The Republicans have proven they are more loyal to the Party than to the public. They owe more responsibility to the Party than the public. They will listen more to the Party and the special interests than the public. They don’t trust the public and only want your vote for them when they want their elected job back. Talk about self serving.
In fact they no longer represent the public’s interest only the Party’s interest. It was a despicable example of politics gone bad. I am a registered Republican, but probably not for much longer. The party of NO, the Party of special interests, the Party of we need that Party and special interest money to get reelected, the Party that ignores its constituents. That’s not a political party, it’s a political conspiracy. It’s not loyal opposition, they forgot the loyal part. I am not that big on Democrats either, but the Republican Party has become a disgrace. It sure as hell does not represent me and I am pretty sure it doesn’t represent you either.