Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks as he announces a proposal for Digital Bill of Rights, Feb. 15, 2023, at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Wilfredo Lee, Associated Press
In an appearance in Simi Valley on Sunday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took a swing at “woke” ideologies, politicians and corporations while laying the groundwork for his likely presidential campaign.
DeSantis delivered his speech while standing under the former Air Force One plane at the Reagan Library, which was used by former President Ronald Reagan as well as six other presidents. He was there to promote his new book, “The Courage to Be Free: Florida’s Blueprint for America’s Revival,” as the Los Angeles Times reported.
“I know you guys have a lot of problems out here, but your governor is very concerned about what we’re doing in Florida, so I figured I had to come by,” DeSantis jokingly said, taking a dig at California Gov. Gavin Newsom, which the crowd of around 1,300 responded to with cheers, according to KTLA.
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“If you look over the last four years, we’ve witnessed a great American exodus from states governed by leftist politicians imposing leftist ideology and delivering poor results,” he said, referencing the Golden State, per the report. “And you’ve seen massive gains in states like Florida who are governing according to the tried and true principles that President Reagan held dear.” …read more
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