It’s a good thing I can take a joke …
FL Republican Senator LeMieux’s ridiculous “Mailbox Full” rejections of my input on issues were replaced by FL Republican Senator Rubio’s equally ridiculous “Interim Response” acceptances of my input. For comparison purposes, FL Democractic Sen. Nelson responds to the issues directly via email, although evasively and belatedly (he’s a Blue Dog and a Family member, after all), and FL Democratic Rep. Hastings responds via snail mail and to the point (he’s not a Blue Dog or a Family member, after all).
If memory serves, Rubio blocked my email address after one contact regarding Florida’s conviction corruption while he served in the FL Legislature.
From: “Senator Marco Rubio”
Date: March 2, 2011 9:49:19 AM EST
Subject: Interim Response
Thank you for taking the time to contact me. I have received your message and I welcome the opportunity to address your concerns. If you’ve attempted to contact my office previously and have not yet received a response, I hope you will accept my sincere apology. As you await a response, please know that our office is working towards best serving the state of Florida. I appreciate hearing your views, and I understand how important these issues are to you. Thank you again for sharing your thoughts, and please expect my response in the near future.
Amazing…the email I sent to Senator Marco Rubio covering an entirely different issue warranted the same verbatim response as yours, Wobblywarrior…wonder if the same ‘I could care less’ employee ?
I’ve received many more Rubio “Interim Responses” since and only four relevant responses, but … three of the responses were identical, reducing the grand total to two. In one, Rubio wrote, “Our longstanding relationship with Israel is based on our common values.” News to me; I thought our values excluded apartheid.
Thank you for your kind words.
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