The Governor of my state is stuck. Please pray for him.
You have to feel sorry for Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Whether he is trapped internally by a non-fact-based and amoral ideology, or whether he is cornered by donors and other political pressures, either way, he evokes compassion. From forbidding state employees to even mention global warming (in a state that is severely threatened by it) … to seeking to marginalize Florida’s first African-American state attorney, the governor is repeating the same old tone-deaf, Trumpian script, governing with neither moral insight nor practical foresight. Here’s an op-ed I wrote on the subject that has been getting quite a bit of attention.