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(2,106 posts)
Sun May 31, 2020, 04:48 PM May 2020

DeSantis has the state Supreme Court the GOP always wanted.

This is why you need to campaign for the Democrats as if your life depended on it!!!

I’m so sick and effing tired of GOP rule in FL!!

And now they control the goddamn court!

I’m looking at all the lazy Democrats who didn’t vote for Gillum in 2018! Even with his recent problem he was still the best candidate at that time!

It starts with us, people!! Get your butt to the polls!! We need a legislature that is majority Democratic right effing now so make it happen in 5 months!!!!! Vote!!!!


For all the accolades and credentials on the resumés of newly appointed Florida Supreme Court Justices John Couriel and Renatha Francis, perhaps the most consequential are their ages.

Couriel and Francis are 42 years old.

Gov. Ron DeSantis is turning the state’s high court over to Gen X. His previous appointees were all born in the same era. And in tapping lawyers with the prime of their legal careers ahead of them, DeSantis has all but guaranteed that a generation of legal precedent will be forged by justices put in place by Republicans.

It’s a reality that distresses Democrats and delights Republicans, who nevertheless agree that the reverberations of this younger, more conservative court will be far-reaching. Abortion, redistricting, public education, voting rights — this court, shaped more by DeSantis than any of his predecessors, will likely tackle all of it.


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DeSantis has the state Supreme Court the GOP always wanted. (Original Post) OrlandoDem2 May 2020 OP
He's speeding up making Florida a failed state. kimbutgar May 2020 #1
At least they aren't appointed for life Proud liberal 80 May 2020 #2
Not really, just a reappointment vote. OrlandoDem2 May 2020 #3


(21,816 posts)
1. He's speeding up making Florida a failed state.
Sun May 31, 2020, 04:55 PM
May 2020

Florida is going to get worst in the next 6 months with corona virus and riots.

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