Rick Scott Wins "Worst Governor Ever" Race
It was real neck and neck at the end, what with the surprise surge by Texas Governor Rick Perry. But Florida's own Rick Scott has been named the "Worst Governor Ever" in a drawn-out, online poll conducted by the Transportation Workers Union of America. With the way things are going right now, it may be the last race Scott ever wins.
Hampered by low poll numbers, and controversial moves like canceling Florida's proposed high-speed rail program and making welfare recipients undergo drug tests, it's really no surprise Scott took the honors.
In addition to beating Perry, Scott also managed to defeat other controversial pols like Ohio's Governor John Kasich and Wisconsin's Governor Scott Walker.
"Scott's rejection of high speed rail funding, attacks on teachers unions and billions of dollars in cuts to the middle class, while creating tax breaks for the rich, proved to be a very successful campaign strategy in the race for Worst Governor Ever," says the election Website.
As congratulations, we offer Scott this hastily MSPaint-ed graphic:
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