Discord mars Hernando GOP 'Unity Rally'
BROOKSVILLE -- Local Republicans will host a "Unity Rally" tonight to trumpet the party's slate of candidates. But so far, the event is creating anything but harmony.
The reason is Blaise Ingoglia, a leading proponent of a movement to oust county commissioners (including Republicans). He is the rally's master of ceremonies.
His presence prompted Hernando County's most prominent African-American Republican to consider boycotting the rally. Paul Douglas is upset after Ingoglia told a joke about Barack Obama on primary election night at the local GOP headquarters. Read the whole story here.