A rambling Marion County, Fla., School Board member stunned the audience when she spoke for five minutes about rejecting Islam, cracking a 9/11 code and sending a letter to former President George W. Bush.
Board Vice Chairwoman Angie Boynton was talking to a camera filming the meeting for public television, appearing to be speaking directly to an unnamed person in the viewing audience.
“There is someone watching this television show tonight who would like for me to respond to some questions for them,” she said. “I got your message and I do believe that God is greater than any concern you sent to me.”
“I can’t bow down to Islam, in the sense that I was raised to love and respect God — the God that I know.”
Boynton spoke about a 9/11-related code and sending her analysis in a letter to Bush and Florida’s governor at the time, Jeb Bush.
In an interview with the Ocala Star Banner on Wednesday, Boynton said “federal agents” are investigating threats to her and her grown daughter. The reporter asked if she had a “mental illness or was under counseling.”
“I’m not crazy,” she said. “I am not on medication. I’m not under counseling. I know it sounds strange but I can’t talk about it right now.”
Board member Carol Ely said was baffled by Boynton’s behavior.
“I am very concerned, and I don’t know what we can do,” Ely told the Star Banner. “I don’t understand why she chose to close the meeting like that.”
Watch Boynton’s bizarre behavior via a video posted on YouTube:
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