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Starbucks customer rips into Florida Gov. Rick Scott

A Florida woman lashed out at Gov. Rick Scott for cutting Medicaid and signing a bill to defund clinics like Planned Parentood
Woman reads the riot act to Fla. Gov. Rick Scott at coffee stop 01:08

A woman was caught on camera exploding at Florida Gov. Rick Scott while the Republican politician stopped for coffee at a Gainesville Starbucks Tuesday, calling Scott a derogatory name and blaming him for the state's failing economy.

"You cut Medicaid, so I couldn't get Obamacare," the woman yelled at Scott as he attempted to place an order. "You're an a**hole! You don't care about working people."

When another woman with Scott's entourage attempted to calm her down, she dismissed her and continued with her tirade.

"You should be ashamed to show your face around here," she yelled.

The woman -- a 39-year-old mother named Cara Jennings, according to local news station WFTS -- appeared to be working on a laptop at the Starbucks before Scott entered.

Responding to Jennings' rant, Scott said he was responsible for creating a "million" jobs in the state.

"A million jobs?" Jennings questioned in disbelief. "Great! Who here has a great job? Or is looking forward to finishing school? Do you really feel like you have a job coming up?" She asked, looking around the Starbucks.

"You strip women of access to public health care," she added. "Shame on you Rick Scott. We depend on those services. Rich people like you don't know what to do! When poorer people like us need services you cut them. Shame on you Rick Scott! You're an embarrassment to our state!"

According to a WFTS report, Jennings, who works part-time, said that after her outburst, "a number of people" approached her and thanked her.

She said her motivation for ripping into the Florida governor was to criticize him for a bill he signed last month stripping funds from the state's Planned Parenthood clinics, along with other health facilities that provide abortion services.

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