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Towlie

(5,289 posts)
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 09:42 AM Oct 2019

Matt Gaetz is NOT a Florida Congressman.

As a South Floridian I must protest the reference to Gaetz as "Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Florida)." His district is within an area referred to by many as the "Florida Panhandle" but I prefer to call it "Virtual Alabama." Therefore he should henceforth be referred to as "Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Virtual Alabama)."


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House of Roberts

(5,037 posts)
1. Nope, you're stuck with him.
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 09:44 AM
Oct 2019

We ain't claiming him here in Alabama. We have Mo Brooks, so we don't need any more fuckwittery than we already have.

dewsgirl

(14,961 posts)
3. I just moved here from S.Fl. to help my son(Air Force) and DIL.
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 09:45 AM
Oct 2019

This isn't real Florida. FLA F@cking Lower Alabama.

FM123

(10,040 posts)
4. As a Broward County South Floridian
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 09:51 AM
Oct 2019

I like to imagine he is so far up the state that he is somewhere in Alabama too! Actually he is so far up trump's rear end he should be the Representative of Trump'sBowels.

yellowcanine

(35,687 posts)
5. Funny because I used to know someone who lived in the panhandle. And they talked about "going to
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 09:52 AM
Oct 2019

Florida" when they meant traveling outside of the panhandle to other parts of Florida. Ane then there is the different time zone. So you have a point.

whopis01

(3,435 posts)
9. Nope. You don't get to redefine things to your liking.
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 10:03 AM
Oct 2019

The Florida panhandle is part of Florida.

That is all.

Baitball Blogger

(46,397 posts)
10. Isn't that amazing that it only takes one Republican politician from Florida
Thu Oct 24, 2019, 10:06 AM
Oct 2019

to make Florida look more sleazy than it actually is? It's like we're already standing at the edge of a very high cliff and the slightest breeze can push us over.

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