Joshua Black, a Republican candidate for Florida’s state House of Representatives, tweeted Monday that President Obama should be hanged for treason.
Black, a taxi driver and former street evangelist, is challenging state Rep. Dwight Dudley (D) this November in the St. Petersburg-based 68th district. On his campaign website, he complains that “Republicans have a serious communication problem. Everything we say sounds like spears.”
Yet Monday, he tweeted:
When a Republican candidate from a neighboring district questioned Black’s assertion, he doubled-down, comparing Obama to Benedict Arnold:0