Florida filmmaker Billy Corben, who’s behind such films as Dawg Fight, Cocaine Cowboys and The U, released yet another video ripping Gov. Rick Scott, this time for his response to Hurricane Irma. The short Twitter clip takes a lighthearted approach at a very serious issue, and shows Scott as as the creepy old guy from The Poltergeist, while simultaneously criticizing his administration for failing to assist a nursing home after it lost power prior to Hurricane Irma. For those of you who may not recall this colossal screw up, the Rehabilitation Center of Hollywood Hills saw 8 people die on Sept. 13 after the air conditioning system lost power, and another 4 died in the following days from overheating. The thing is, Rick Scott told the facility to call him personally if they needed any assistance, and roughly 36 hours before the first deaths were reported, administrators with the nursing home say they attempted to contact the governor, only to have him never respond. To make matters worse, the voicemails they left on his phone were later deleted. In the days following the storm, Rick Scott’s phone received 3 calls from the nursing home. However, the governor extended this offer to other… Read full this story
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