Today on Context Florida:
Stephen Goldstein asks whom Jeb Bush thinks he is “bushitting?” The extremist former governor of Florida and (for the moment leading) GOP presidential candidate is now parading as the self-proclaimed voice of moderation — and the sycophantish press is letting him get away with it.
Journalism is a great gig and being a girl sometimes not so much, says Linda Cunningham, who excerpts some of the lessons learned over 40 years in various newsrooms. The New York Times’ top editor Jill Abramson was dismissed last week in a move that’s bringing out the best and worse of our struggle toward gender-neutral workplaces.
With tongue firmly in cheek, Mark Yacht talks of the Republican’s long-awaited one-page plan to solve the health-care conundrum — Medicare for all.
Friendship has changed in our social-media age, writes Steve Kurlander, and technology has changed the definition of “friends.” Last week, Kurlander found out he lost one of the nearly 3,000 “friends” on Facebook, although he never met or spoke with this individual. He read his obituary in a local newspaper before receiving instant messages from mutual friends.