By Tom Knighton
Florida is a pretty red state these days. It has precisely one Democrat elected to statewide office, which is usually an indicator of the state’s politics. The sole left-leaning voice is Sen. Bill Nelson. He’s the state’s longest-serving official and reportedly has connections with law enforcement.
That didn’t do him a damn bit of good when he started sharing bogus information about a Florida shooting.
The state’s longest-serving elected official, a man who has spent decades building connections with law enforcement agencies and lawmakers from both parties, is a go-to source for information during big events like Hurricane Irma and the Parkland school shooting.
But Florida’s only statewide elected Democrat spread wrong information after the Parkland shooting, and now he’s spreading wrong information about a shooting in Liberty City that claimed the lives of two young people and wounded two more.
In a tweet on Sunday night, Nelson cited a Democratic state representative and said “apparently assault weapons [were] used” in the Liberty City shooting.
Just got off the phone with State Rep. Kionne McGhee. Several people dead in Liberty City. Apparently assault weapons used.
— Senator Bill Nelson (@SenBillNelson) April 9, 2018
But on Monday, …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms