State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, tweeted on Thursday that a lawsuit filed by Democratic senators “reads like it was researched and drafted by Sen Joyner......and spell checked by Sen Bullard.” State Sen. Arthenia Joyner and State Sen. Dwight Bullard are African-Americans. Some said the statement by Gaetz in his tweet was racist; others disagreed.
State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, tweeted on Thursday that a lawsuit filed by Democratic senators “reads like it was researched and drafted by Sen Joyner......and spell checked by Sen Bullard.” State Sen. Arthenia Joyner and State Sen. Dwight Bullard are African-Americans. Some said the statement by Gaetz in his tweet was racist; others disagreed.
State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, tweeted on Thursday that a lawsuit filed by Democratic senators “reads like it was researched and drafted by Sen Joyner......and spell checked by Sen Bullard.” State Sen. Arthenia Joyner and State Sen. Dwight Bullard are African-Americans. Some said the statement by Gaetz in his tweet was racist; others disagreed.

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May 01, 2015 3:12 PM

Tweet by Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz stirs accusations of racism

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