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In Emergency Session, U.N. Declares Florida a Rogue State
Status of Democracy ‘Fragile,’ Spokesperson Says
– Calling the status of democracy in the Sunshine State “fragile at
best,” the United Nations met in emergency session today to declare
Florida a rogue state.
The actions by Florida Gov. Rick Scott to purge the voter rolls in
his state might have inspired the vote by the U.N., but as the
spokesperson for the U.N. Secretary-General said, “We’ve had problems
with elections in Florida before.”
The vote means the U.N. could soon dispatch a team of observers to
Florida, led by diplomats from such democracies as Egypt and Libya.
Gov. Scott’s voter purge was only the latest in a series of events
“that reveal a near-total breakdown of the rule of law in Florida,” the
U.N. spokesperson said.
“This is a state where people have been killed for carrying Skittles
and iced tea, or had their faces eaten off by zombies high on bath
salts,” he said. “And now this thing with Rick Scott.
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