What Scares Floridians

Has poisonous scaly spines, belongs on the list.

Steve Schale, who usually writes informed wonky stuff about Florida politics, took a break to write about Things that scare Floridians, sort of ranked. Example:

Driving.    As my friend Tom Eldon says, Floridians drive as though they are a complete peace with God.  Others have suggested that turn signals here are a sign of weakness.  Florida interstates are kind of a bad combo of Mad Max, Survivor, and Seinfeld.   I’ve driven in some unique foreign places, and well, I’ll take most over I-4.   Add into it 100 million tourists a year, and yeah, Floridians know driving here is bad.

For my money, the whole list pretty much nails what it covers, but he left out lion fish and Portugese Man-of-wars, both of which at least ought to be on the ‘Tiny bit scared of’ list, and he exaggerates by about ten degrees Fahrenheit on the temperature thing.  We can handle 55 degrees in the Winter, no problem.

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