Monday, 02 May 2016 00:00

Episode 58: Politics Of The 'N' Word

THE ROTUNDA - From insinuating Jeb Bush is on suicide watch to calling President Obama the “N” word, comedian Larry Wilmore delivered a cringeworthy set of jokes at this year’s ‘Nerd Prom.’ Now critics are calling the act shameful and degrading. Did Wilmore go too far or was the audience just too sensitive to Wilmore’s warped sense of humor? Trimmel Gomes’ latest episode of The Rotunda includes analysis on the White House Correspondents Dinner as News Service of Florida reporter Jim Turner recaps Gov. Rick Scott’s own cringeworthy standoff with Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater over the search for Florida’s new Insurance Commissioner. Plus, Justin Sayfie, the publisher of the popular online political news site, Sayfie Review, chats with Gomes about the hottest political races to watch in the Sunshine State. The Fort Lauderdale based lawyer-lobbyist who was also a former senior policy adviser to Gov. Bush reveals to Gomes how his friend, Jeb, is dealing with life after getting off the road to the White House. 
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Monday, 04 April 2016 00:00

Episode 54: Scumbag Lobbyist

THE ROTUNDA - This episode gives looks into the lives of two veteran members of Tallahassee’s lobby corps. Ron Watson - a self-described scumbag lobbyist - dishes out some of tricks of the trade for those aspiring to jump into Florida’s legislative process. On the other side, Gomes talks with Louis C. Rotundo who says after 37 years, he’s getting out of lobbying due to  changes from term limits and lack of integrity in the process. Gomes also looks at the controversy surrounding Attorney General Pam Bondi’s support for Donald Trump as Gov. Rick Scott calls for a peaceful revolution toward a Trump presidency.  Plus the ongoing search for Florida’s new Insurance Commissioner.
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A weekly podcast focusing on the people and stories shaping Florida politics produced by Trimmel Gomes an award-winning journalist and former statewide news director of Florida Public Radio. Gomes hosted its flagship program "Capital Report" and created the public affairs program "It's About Florida." Gomes is political commentator and regular political contributor to WTXL ABC 27 in Tallahassee.

 

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