The age of Trump has brought more free-speak from politicians. That’s a good thing. Talk to enough of these preprogrammed people-bots longer than five minutes, and you’ll see why everyone fucking hates them. Well, that might be about to change.
A Florida congressional candidate took issue with a news story reported by the Naples Daily News. However, he saved his ire for Politico’s Marc Caputo, who tried to get to the bottom of the “inaccuracies” that he claimed were there. Just as an aside, the allegations aren’t important and neither is whether they’re true, so we’re not getting into that. What’s important is that this guy — Dan Bongino of Florida’s 19th Congressional district — didn’t even care that he was being recorded. He just went off into a profanity-laced tirade that ended with the fan favorite, “Go fuck yourself, you piece of shit!”
Now that’s how politicking should be done. We’re sure that as an ex-Secret Service agent, Bongino used this type of language all the time and thought very little of it. The press, however, tends to keep this sort of thing in the news cycle, so expect to hear more in the coming days (including the inevitable strategist-advised insincere apology).