A protest organized by the Tea Party against a land deal that would help clean up the Florida Everglades was attended mostly by actors getting paid for their time, the Palm Beach Post’s Christine Stapleton reports.
A March 31 Facebook post on a Broward County actors’ message board captured by Stapleton advertised for “rally protesters” to “stand behind [a] fence, holding banners or signs that will be provided.” It is not clear if the actors or Karen Donohue, who made the original post and is listed as a realtor, knew what they were taking part in.
Donohue did not return requests for comment Friday.
More than 50 actors showed up, Stapleton reports.
The protest was called by the Tea Party of Miami and Florida Citizens Against Waste, which Stapleton says is a “recently formed group that has no contact information on its website and is not registered to do business in…
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