Irony For Lunch


Rick Scott, the Medicare fraud guy, now the governor of Florida, is presiding over the worst TB outbreak in 20 years.

That decision now appears to have gone terribly awry, partly because the disease appears to have already spread into the general population but also because just nine days before the CDC warning was issued, Florida Governor Rick Scott had signed a bill downsizing the state’s Department of Health and closing the A.G. Holley State Hospital that had treated the most difficult tuberculosis cases for over 60 years.

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