The coronavirus remains our top news of the week. It’s hard to tell how long that will be the case.A national, state and local state of emergency suggests prudence in our interaction with each other.Overreaction by some officials would thrust this country into severe depression.How does the country plan to feed people they would ban from working who live payday to payday?How much authority does the government have to restrict business operations and our movements?What’s reasonable?More importantly, what’s not?
IN A HANDBASKET today takes us to Florida politics.They always told us in police work that if you don’t get the bad guy on this one, the bad guy always presents another opportunity.Enter Andrew Gillum who is apparently running his political career on the Marion Berry plan. Gillum was drunk (or otherwise impaired) off his feet in a hotel room with another man who had overdosed.Who knows what exactly went on, but we BARELY dodged this bullet in the governor’s office!Can hookers and blow be far behind?He’s at the least tolerant of the illicit behavior.No wonder he is so anti-cop!
We do have a primary election going on and tomorrow is the final day.Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott has our Presidential Primary Election update at 7:42.You can check your ballot status, keep tabs on results and more at votebrevard.com.