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Howard Troxler: Worst of the 2011 Legislature

Times columnist Howard Troxler reviews the 2011 session:

Version of an old joke:

Q. Did you know that in Florida, a person is hit by a car every 15 minutes?

A. Wow! I bet he gets tired of that.

Well, that's what it was like watching the 2011 Florida Legislature for the past two months.

You'd see a headline that said, more or less, Dumbest law in history passes, and about the time you finished yelling about that one, the next one came along. Wham!

After 30 years, I am reluctant to say that it was the Worst Session Ever. But, you know, this one is in the running.

Read the entire column here.

[Last modified: Saturday, May 7, 2011 6:36pm]


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