It's a nice gesture, but this clearly isn't an attempt to rectify his blatant omissions of the words "Gay" or LGBT" over the last two days.
We pray for our LGBT community. Our Hispanic community. Our state. Our nation. This was an attack on every American. We are #OrlandoStrong— Rick Scott (@ScottforFlorida) June 14, 2016
The tweet was also aimed at just about everyone involved in the incident, which is being called the most deadly mass shooting in American history as well as the largest massacre of gay people in American history.
Both Scott and AG Pam Bondi have been under heavy criticism for showing a lack of support towards the gay community since the shooting. Below is a video of Bondi getting blasted by Anderson Cooper this morning in Orlando. One of the highlights is when Cooper points out how she never even acknowledged Gay Pride month.
It's definitely worth the watch:
As more details are coming to light, it's becoming more and more apparent that this attack had less to do with the shooter's loose connections to Islamic Extremism and more to do with a conflict with his own sexuality.
Regardless, ignoring the LGBT community hasn't paid off for either Scott or Bondi.