Cape Coral, Florida( CNN) Usually, politics and gunk run hand-in-hand. “Sliming” a political opponent is well-worn tradition, after all.
Green slime oozing from Lake Okeechobee is polluting Florida’s pristine waterways that flowing east and west from the pond and eventually south into the bays and oceans. This disaster has caused a dramatic decline in the economy.
It’s the topic of dialogue around here. Campaigns are running heavy on the environment. Television ads are focused on the algae and billboards now line the roads.
Some voters say they’ve had enough and they want their voices heard in a big style.