Editorial: Florida’s radicalized GOP shares responsibility for inciting an insurrection

Florida’s Republican Party used to be led by reasonable people who defended conservative principles, people like U.S. Rep. Lou Frey, Gov. Jeb Bush., Lt. Gov. Toni Jennings and state Sen. Jim King. The Florida GOP looks more like an extremist group these days than a political party. Today’s radicalized party is led by a host of MAGA militants who gave life to Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen election and contributed to last week’s attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Their words, actions or complicit silence encouraged the frenzy that culminated with a mob storming the U.S. Capitol, sc…

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