Friday, July 21, 2017

Florida GOP candidate Adam Putnam wants you to know he prefers to pack heat while eating meat

Posted By on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 PM

My kind of place.

A post shared by Adam Putnam (@adam.putnam) on

Imagine you're a fully-armed Adam Putnam, Florida's current Agriculture Commissioner and a strong contender for governor, where do you go out to eat? Well, for starters you tell your staff to take you to a place where you can pack heat and simultaneously eat meat.

Yesterday, Putnam, who isn't shy about clearing the way for open carry in Florida, posted a photo to Instagram of a sign reading "You pack the heat, we cook the meat," with the caption "My kind of place."

Putnam, you bad boy.

Putnam has really been pushing his pro-gun message as of late, with a recent appearance at the Florida National Guard Armory in Tallahassee, saying "I think that gun-free zones where the victims have no opportunity to defend themselves ought to be modified in a responsible way, so people can exercise their 2nd Amendment rights to protect themselves."
Other Florida gubernatorial candidates, like Gwen Graham, don't seem to share his enthusiasm.
Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, also weighed in Putnam's open carry stance, stating that he has shown he's clearly on the side of the NRA.

Perhaps Putnam hopes to one day follow in former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's footsteps, and publish his own viral "America" tweet. We can only hope. 

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