Polk County, Florida Sheriff Grady Judd appeared with Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) at the Monday signing ceremony for anti-riot legislation, and took the opportunity to warn new Florida residents against voting the “stupid way” they did in their old states.
Judd made the remarks as he held up a series of photographs. “This is a peaceful protest,” he said, holding up a picture of people kneeling in a street. “We encourage it. It’s the foundation of our country, and we want people to peacefully protest when they feel the need.”
The sheriff then held up a second photograph of protesters damaging storefronts, and said it would get perpetrators “locked up before quick in the state of Florida.”
Judd subsequently held up