So much of what troubles Floridians about state government boils down to fairness. That’s because so few of the decisions made in Tallahassee seem fair to middle-class Floridians.
Is it fair that families who work hard and play by the rules deserve to have their voices in government drowned out by the special interest groups, flush with cash, that seek to bend the rules for personal gain or political advantage?
How is it fair that, in the midst of a historic drought, Florida officials are considering allowing a single big industry to steal north Florida’s water? After all, we are talking about the single most important resource of Florida. Our vibrant agricultural sector cannot survive a statewide water war, but that is exactly what is happening.