Florida economy and enviroment in balance?

April 14, 2004

What has come of the wrecked balance of the economy and environment in the state of Florida—whether it ever existed or not is an entirely separate question—might be commemorated in a gold coin inscribed with the words, “socializing risks and privatizing profits.”

The images of three men would be embossed on the front: President George W. Bush and Gov. Jeb Bush, flanking a man in slightly higher relief: finance chair for the Republican National Committee, past chair of the governor’s re-election campaign, and Florida developer, Al Hoffman. Read the rest of this entry »