The worst paragraph written about Tampa Bay hosting the Republican National Convention…

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The worst paragraph written about Tampa Bay hosting the Republican National Convention was authored, not surprisingly, by Chris Ingram for the Tampa Tribune:

“As locals know, it is miserably hot and humid in August. It’s so hot we could retire the national debt in a matter of weeks if Congress passed a “Tourist Perspiration Tax” on every gallon of sweat exuded by visitors during our hot summer months — that is, if they came in droves like they do in the winter.”

“It’s so hot…” Really? Who is Ingram’s target audience? The Borscht Belt?

And the imagery from his preposterous idea of a “Tourist Perspiration Tax” is just gross.

It’s amazing to me they still let this guy have a column.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, 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.