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Jacksonville mayor lenny curry (R) has profiled himself as a Twitter troll.
Large, diverse cities tend to be liberal. As a longtime resident, I’m not surprised that Jacksonville is largest city in the United States to have a Republican mayor.
Northeast Florida is ruled by good ol’ boys and their big fat bank accounts – with some added influence from Jaguars owner Shad Khan, who doesn’t seem particularly interested who the mayor is as long as they Fat the wheels for his favorite projects.
To be honest, curry is it a small anomaly among today’s Republicans.
He carried out mask and work-from-home orders in the early days of COVID-19. He fought back demands of the bigots that he right of veto Ban on discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. He supports Removal of Confederate monuments.
After a group hoisted a Confederate flag over a Jaguars game, Curry was tweeted“As I said before, there is no place for hate of any kind in our city.”
Given the foregoing, you’d be forgiven for wondering if he’s actually a Republican. The answer is an affirmative yes.
As COVID swept through the country in 2020, Curry figured it was a brilliant Idea to host the Republican National Convention. He provided a fundraiser for Herschel Walkeris ultimately unsuccessful campaign in the Senate.
I was at the curry brightly presented former president donald trump into the crowd during a campaign stop in 2016.
He’s actually been in Trump’s comments since 2013.”haters will hate“ Curry answered to Trump on Twitter. “Losers will lose.”
Neither the Uprising in the Capitol nor the fact that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is Trump’s main political rival have pissed Curry on the former president.
Last month he took to Twitter complain via CNN cutting into one of Trump nonsensical monologues.
curry Yes, really, loves to tweet. And he especially likes to get in Twitter battles. He recently called a prominent local lawyer a “media whore”. He raised his eyebrows up and down the timeline as he fat ashamed a voter who poked fun at him last January.
Curry’s online hangouts are Twitter, Instagramand Facebook.
Why it matters
Lenny Curry is a ambitious climber who was the former chairman of the Florida Republican Party. He know who is who in the Florida GOP, and it’s widely speculated that he has his eye on one much larger office after his term expires in 2023.
With his connections and ability to appeal to independents, it would be a fool to underestimate Curry.
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*Initial publication: December 23, 2022 at 6:00 am CST
Claire Goforth is a staff writer at the Daily Dot and covers all topics related to politics and technology with a focus on right-wing extremism and conspiracy theories.
https://www.dailydot.com/debug/dirty-delete-this-republican-mayor-is-willing-to-troll-for-likes/ Lenny Curry is ready to troll for likes