WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, Senator Rick Scott wrote an op-ed for Fox News condemning the recent riots and violence against law enforcement across our country, and committing to fight for the American values that make this nation great.
I am mad when I hear rioters chant ‘Death to America.’ These are the same chants you hear in Iran.
I am mad when I hear rioters chant ‘we hope they die’ after two law enforcement officers were ambushed and shot in Los Angeles last weekend.
I am mad rioters are barging into restaurants and demanding we support their political point of view. How dare they interrupt celebrations, terrorize seniors, and hurt struggling businesses.
I am mad when rioters try to tear down monuments of our founding fathers. Were our founders perfect? Of course not. Neither are we. Our goal should be to improve, not be perfect. I am not perfect and neither are you.
The Radical Left rioters are demanding we agree with them or they will tear down our country. We should all be mad.
It is time we all say that life is not perfect, but we can make it better by respecting each other and each other's faith, beliefs and property, treating others the way we would like to be treated, working hard, getting up when life is unfair and redoubling our efforts to succeed, voting for better government, and acting in the manner we would like our children and grandchildren to act.
I don't see many of these rioters planning to move to some other supposedly utopian country. So, stop screwing up ours. If you don't like the way America is governed, run for office.
I am mad and my plan is to fight to save our country. There is no Plan B. There is no place to move to. We all have a responsibility to do our part to preserve what Reagan called ‘this last and greatest bastion of freedom’…”
Read the full op-ed in Fox News HERE.