Florida tea party Governor Rick Scott wins the coveted Hypocrite of the Week Award for passing an emergency order gutting funding for programs helping people with severe mental and physical disabilities on the very same day he appeared at a Special Olympics photo-op and fundraiser.
The state Thursday slashed payments for group homes and case workers who help people with severe mental and physical disabilities to address a ballooning agency deficit, a move advocates said will be devastating for care.
The announcement came the same day Gov. Rick Scott ran with Special Olympians and law-enforcement officers in the annual Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run. He praised the athletes for their dedication in a short post-run ceremony at the Capitol courtyard.
Isn’t that spay-shul?
I’m just sayin’…