Up until today, there was absolutely nothing I liked about Gov. Rick Scott. Wait, that’s not entirely true. I do like his baldness. It complements his sinister-looking stare, which I don’t much like, along with his scorched-earth attitude toward funding for public education. But today (Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011) I’m feeling a little love for the cool and uncuddly Scott and his my-way-or-the-highway politics. Why? Because he told the federal government to take its $2.4 billion for high-speed rail and hit the highway out of Florida. Yes, it’s a congested highway, but a rail line connecting Tampa with Orlando would have done zilch to relieve traffic. High-speed rail is a...