Excellent report in today’s Sun-Sentinel on the the struggles facing the Florida Democratic Party. Several interviews with elected Broward officials reveal their worries of losing longtime safe seats held by Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and Lois Frankel. Plus some spot on analyis by Congresswoman Sheila Cherfilus McCormick.
Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie might have received a polite introduction from Party Chairman George Moraitis, but rank and file members of the Broward Republican Party were not happy to hear from him. As first reported by Sun-Sentinel reporter Anthony Man, Runcie got an earful from members at the monthly party meeting in Plantation. Man described a particularly pointed comment from a member he identified as Robert Kornhornen.
In a tweet, Man wrote:
“Then a man in a Trump t-shirt offered his views:
“Thank’s a lot a–h—. Why don’t you get your ass back to Chicago where you belong.”
A woman in the group (Joy Richards) apologized to Runcie: