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demmiblue

(37,082 posts)
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 08:20 PM Apr 15

Madison Cawthorn rear-ended a FL State Trooper today:

#breakingnew 🚨🚨Former Republican Congressman Madison Cawthorne who was tailgating me, just rear ended a FL State Trooper‼️ Im SHOOK 🤯😡😳 I was driving on i75S towards Miami in the left lane and this black tinted sports car was tailgating me relentlessly. I accelerated ahead and moved to the right lane in front of a tractor trailer to let the car by. 5 mins later the highway comes to a complete stop, I swerve to the side so no one rear ends me and slow to a halt. Suddenly the car door opens and a man in a wheelchair rolls out. At the same moment I have to navigate around his car and I look ahead to see the officer exiting from his rear ended vehicle holding his neck in the left lane as well. I pulled over to the right shoulder lane and stopped to ask if everyone was ok and to offer assistance. I couldnt believe my eyes. It occured to me that former CONGRESSMAN CAWTHORNE from NC was the black CAR that stormed by me in an angry road rage tantrum. I spoke to the cop to see if he was ok as he was quite stunned & kept reaching for his neck. He said he was ok, asked if I was a witness, (I wasnt, I must have been 30 seconds behind) and I gave them water as i didnt know what else to do after he thanked me for stopping.

As I drove away & replayed the surreal scene in my head I realized it was the same car who was erratically & aggressively driving behind & then around me. Unbelievably scary & upsetting to see 🥺

(Happened at 4:32pm heading South on i75 towards Miami around the Big Cypress Reservation)



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Madison Cawthorn rear-ended a FL State Trooper today: (Original Post) demmiblue Apr 15 OP
"Madison Cawthorn rear-ended a FL State Trooper today"... Think. Again. Apr 15 #1
Same thing popped into my head when reading the title ... LenaBaby61 Apr 15 #5
What else COULD you think? dchill Apr 15 #15
wow BlueWaveNeverEnd Apr 15 #2
Did they drug test him? Emile Apr 15 #3
I can't wait to hear the details senseandsensibility Apr 15 #4
Ohhhhhh. With his car. FoxNewsSucks Apr 15 #6
I see what you did there! soldierant Apr 15 #22
Gracious! Not Madison, surely not! mahina Apr 15 #7
Essentially you are a witness, to erratic driving before the incedent Iwasthere Apr 15 #8
Why is that a big deal? Disaffected Apr 15 #9
Looks like you were on Alligator Alley..I75..I call it our Autobahn Deuxcents Apr 15 #10
It's better than 41 though, markodochartaigh Apr 15 #18
I agree. There are some roads I will go out of my way to avoid, if I can Deuxcents Apr 15 #20
At first I didn't think that was him...let himself go..more than a little bit. PortTack Apr 15 #11
I do not like handicap people that abuse their disability. LiberalFighter Apr 15 #12
Well he was an asshole before the disability, and he's remained one afterwards. Crowman2009 Apr 15 #13
insufferable paraplegic is like a fictional character created by larry david prodigitalson Apr 15 #14
I'm not interested in his sex life. edbermac Apr 15 #16
Key bump? rubbersole Apr 15 #17
demmiblue........ Upthevibe Apr 15 #19
Found this down thread. littlemissmartypants Apr 15 #21
Story in Miami News Time erronis Apr 16 #23
social-media pointed out that Cawthorn was wearing distinctive shoes that he wore at Mar-A-Lago days earlier! progressoid Apr 16 #24

Think. Again.

(10,188 posts)
1. "Madison Cawthorn rear-ended a FL State Trooper today"...
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 08:24 PM
Apr 15

...I guess he's missing those cocaine orgies.

(Sorry, I had to.)

mahina

(17,946 posts)
7. Gracious! Not Madison, surely not!
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 08:48 PM
Apr 15

Nah, that kind of behavior completely checks out. I hope the cops OK and he gets paaaid.

Deuxcents

(16,861 posts)
10. Looks like you were on Alligator Alley..I75..I call it our Autobahn
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 09:34 PM
Apr 15

Doesn’t matter how fast you’re going, someone will be trying to go faster. Glad you are safe

markodochartaigh

(1,283 posts)
18. It's better than 41 though,
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 11:01 PM
Apr 15

41 has no median. A head-on collision at highway speed is really bad. Traffic seems pretty bad even in Collier County which doesn't have that many people. I can't understand people who bicycle on the Immokaleebahn.

Crowman2009

(2,541 posts)
13. Well he was an asshole before the disability, and he's remained one afterwards.
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 09:58 PM
Apr 15

He didn't learn a damn thing....and he's a fuckin' racist.

littlemissmartypants

(23,234 posts)
21. Found this down thread.
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 11:35 PM
Apr 15

For those unaware that's NC gubernatorial candidate Republican crazy, grifter, Mark Robinson with little Mad Maddy praying together.


Will wonders never cease?



You can learn more about Mark here...

https://www.democraticunderground.com/106911725
And here...
https://www.democraticunderground.com/106910689

❤️pants



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progressoid

(50,142 posts)
24. social-media pointed out that Cawthorn was wearing distinctive shoes that he wore at Mar-A-Lago days earlier!
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 04:08 PM
Apr 16
social-media users quickly pointed out that Cawthorn was wearing distinctive shoes that looked like the ones he'd sported days earlier at Donald Trump's Mar-A-Lago property.


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