Best Political Blogger and Starbucks Scrooge

Peter Schorsch

It was another banner year for the state’s most prodigious political blogger. After the Pinellas County Sheriffs Office exonerated him following an investigation into whether he was shaking down local officials, he expanded his operations and ended the year with a major f*ck you to the “Pay it forward” feel-good moment in St. Pete. He purchased a coffee at the Tyrone Blvd. Starbucks where the movement started, then told the barista he was going to break the chain and end the whole damn thing — but only after tipping her $100.

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