Ron DeSantis pushes back on profane heckler in South Carolina while talking ‘pornography’ in schools

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'Those people like that in Florida are the people we beat every single day on policy.'

A protester broke Ron DeSantis’ train of thought during a stop in South Carolina Friday.

When the Governor and presidential candidate was explaining his educational agenda, he was interrupted by someone from the crowd, who called him a “f****** fascist” and briefly derailed a rote speech in Lexington.

“And unfortunately, there’s bad stuff that’s getting into the schools, there’s pornography that’s getting into the schools. So the parents have had to blow the whistle in Florida,” DeSantis said, before someone issued a counterpoint from the back of the room to jeers from the audience.

DeSantis continued from there.

“We’re not going to let you impose an agenda on our kids,” the Governor said. “We’re going to stand up for our kids. We’re going to make sure to do it right. That’s what we’re going to do, yeah!”

“Those people like that in Florida are the people we beat every single day on policy. We do not let them win. We win all these battles, we’re not letting them indoctrinate our kids on our watch,” DeSantis added.

DeSantis hasn’t dealt with many demonstrators during his formal campaign and the extended pre-campaign period when he was touring early Primary states to support his book, “The Courage to be Free.”

However, there was one other notable occurrence in April in New Hampshire.

Addressing the New Hampshire GOP at the Amos Tuck Dinner, the Governor dealt with some women storming the stage chanting “Jews against DeSantis.

They were removed, with the Governor looking only briefly concerned before offering a quip to return proceedings to normalcy.

“You’ve got to have a little spice in the speech. You’ve got to have a little fun. Why do you want to pay the ticket for that to get in? But different strokes for different folks,” DeSantis said, before returning to his New Hampshire stump speech.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • PeterH

    June 2, 2023 at 1:58 pm

    The Republican Klown Kar is making a turn through the South where more and more patriotic Americans will challenge the GQP’s dangerous propaganda.

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  • Earl Pitts American

    June 2, 2023 at 3:51 pm

    Good Afternoon America,
    HA HA sounds like one of our dook 4 brains leftist posters that spews their leftist screed here on our beloved public forum here at FP made the trip up to SC, showed he/she’s @55, and got kicked the &ff out.
    HA HA
    Thank you America and thank you FP,
    Earl Pitts American

    • Elliott Offen

      June 3, 2023 at 11:30 am

      👆Has schizophrenia and bipolar mania.. intellectually disabled clown.

  • tom palmer

    June 2, 2023 at 7:25 pm

    I don’t think stunts like heckling are effective. It helps the objects, not the objectors.

    • Impeach Biden

      June 4, 2023 at 12:11 pm

      I agree with you, but it’s those lunatic leftists that embrace this type of behavior.

    • Dont Say FLA

      June 5, 2023 at 10:29 am

      The only way to even potentially reach the audiences of FoxNews, NewsMax, OAN, etc is to heckle the folks FoxNews, NewsMax, OAN give air time to and then hope and pray that somebody will wonder what the heckling was about and maybe look at some other news source outside their religious wacko insulated info bubble.

  • Michael K

    June 3, 2023 at 5:05 am

    The governor is not used to being criticized and has built himself a protective little bubble because his handlers know that he cannot take criticism. Outside of Florida, freedom means the right to dissent, and he may learn that the long list of people he’s used as scapegoats will not let him off the hook for the cruelty and harm he inflicts on people.

    • Earl Pitts American

      June 3, 2023 at 1:39 pm

      Next POTUS Desantis sure cleaned up the place by using the heckler’s head for a mop and butt for a broom.
      Going forward all dook 4 brains lefty’s will try to avoid such a public spanking by speaking to Desantis in a respectfull manner.

  • Michael K

    June 3, 2023 at 7:44 am

    And by the way, there is no ‘porn’ in schools – just filthy minds determined to destroy public education by attempting to impose their restrictive white “Christian” nationalist narrow views on everyone else and dumb down public institutions. The y are the American version of the Taliban.

  • Dont Say FLA

    June 5, 2023 at 10:27 am

    Let’s not skip the key part of Rhonda’s response to being called a fscking fascist. Prior to rambling about how he will keep children safe from drag queens but not bullets, Rhonda opened with, “Thank you.” Ron DeSantis said “thank you” to the person that called him a fascist. “Thank you” is not a denial. It’s the opposite. It’s a confirmation. Ron DeSantis is now an ADMITTED fascist and he’s proud of it. Standing at boy height, does Rhonda auto-qualify as a Proud Boy?

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