Politics

Five Governors Who Are Worse Than Rick Scott

This month, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a hefty report on the worse governors in America. And yup, no news flash here, Rick Scott made the short list for the barrel's bottom.

CREW picked six governors as the worst of the worst, a distinction Scott shared with others like Georgia's Nathan Deal and Maine's Paul LePage. But as you look it over, you realize Scott's actually done the citizens of Florida a big solid during his first appearance at the plate. CREW dug in on policy decisions and conflicts of interest, but failed to consider name recognition. Nationally speaking, our gov's managed to stay pretty low-key compared to some of the other brand-name idiots out there. Rather than CREW's straight-faced approach, we've complied the real Who's Who.

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Kyle Swenson
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