Sh*t Happened 4/10/18: Rick Scott surprises no one with Senate bid, creepers creep mightily in Pinellas

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click to enlarge Sh*t Happened 4/10/18: Rick Scott surprises no one with Senate bid, creepers creep mightily in Pinellas
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Yesterday's news: not retro yet, but worthy of inspection just the same.

Florida Governor and totally not a Sith Rick Scott announced his bid for Bill Nelson's U.S. Senate seat, surprising maybe one person in, like, Micanopy whose TV is always tuned to daytime game shows. The guy's got bottomless pockets and a whole bunch of lifelong conservative Floridians on his side; progressives might need a little more than dank memes to keep him out of Congress.

A story broke yesterday about a 22-year-old Safety Harbor man who was arrested Friday on the Dunedin Causeway for pulling his pud in his truck while watching female sunbathers. Dumber: he started doing it while parked next to an unmarked cop car. If you can feel natural sunlight, you're in too public a place to jerk it, jerk.

In other gross, creepy, wholly inappropriate and wildly invasive news, cops are looking for a man-bunned creeper who was caught on surveillance video at a St. Pete Publix using his phone to try to take "upskirt" photos of unsuspecting women. Can you believe anyone still does that? Wears a man-bun? No, but seriously, when caught these women should be allowed to beat him with purses full of Quikrete.

And finally, your very own Creative Loafing Tampa Bay announced yesterday that we've been acquired by a media company, Euclid, out of Cleveland, and that we suffered a few losses in the transition. They will be deeply, sorely missed.

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