PAM BONDI’S OPPONENTS ARE WELL AWARE THAT PAM BONDI HAS LOST HER MIND. THAT’S GOOD TO KNOW: “While George Sheldon is new to Florida’s attorney general race, he’s no stranger in state politics. The onetime Democratic representative said Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi has been wasting taxpayer resources on partisan crusades that don’t directly affect Florida policy, he told the Tampa Bay Times editorial board Wednesday. Citing Bondi’s involvement in lawsuits opposing the Affordable Care Act and the Chesapeake Bay cleanup, Sheldon said she had turned a traditionally non-partisan position into a soapbox. Her vocal support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling on contraception and declaration that recognizing gay marriages performed in other states would “impose significant public harm” in Florida are further proof, he said. “I really think she sees herself as the governor’s lawyer, not the people’s lawyer,” Sheldon said. Her opposition to these issues coincides with an overall shift among states with Republican attorney generals to become more partisan over the last four years or so. But even among that group, Bondi is as “far out” on the right on issues. He further criticized Bondi for one of her political committees accepting a $25,000 contribution […]
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