DeSantis To Floridians: Don’t ‘Monkey This Up’ By Voting For Andrew Gillum

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Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis urged Floridians not to “monkey this up” by voting for his Democratic opponent, Andrew Gillum. Gillum is the first African-American gubernatorial nominee in Florida’s history.

“It’s disgusting that Ron DeSantis is launching his general election campaign with racist dog whistles,” the Florida Democratic Party chairwoman, Terrie Rizzo, said in a statement soon after the Fox News appearance.

Allegra Kirkland contributed reporting.

H/t @stevemorris__

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  1. “It’s disgusting that Ron DeSantis is launching his general election campaign with racist dog whistles,” the Florida Democratic Party chairwoman, Terrie Rizzo, said in a statement soon after the Fox News appearance.

    That ain’t no dog whistle, dear. It’s out and out racism.

    Make that sumbitch own it!

  2. Avatar for reggid reggid says:

    Um, that’s a not a racist dog whistle. That’s a racist megaphone broadcast over loudspeakers.

  3. You’ve got to be kidding me.

    Still, I can’t believe this is a winning strategy. The real racists were going for DeSantis anyway. Are sort-of racists going to be moved by this?

  4. Avatar for reggid reggid says:

    Beat me to it! Great minds think greatly and bigly!

  5. When they go low, kick the living shit out of them at the polls.

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