Tag: racist comments

Jim RosicaAugust 29, 2018
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FOX News announced that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum would appear on the network later Wednesday as it distanced itself from a controversial statement made by Republican candidate Ron DeSantis on an earlier program. After that appearance, host Sandra Smith did a follow-up segment on “America’s Newsroom.” “A little while ago we had Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee […]

Staff ReportsAugust 29, 2018
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Republican candidate for Governor Ron DeSantis put a “monkey” on his back, making what opponents are calling a racist comment about Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum on Fox News Monday morning. “To make sure that we continue Florida going in a good direction, let’s build off the success we’ve had (with) Gov. (Rick) Scott,” said DeSantis, […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 23, 2015
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Earlier this year, a Florida GOP lawmaker made an immature, offensive, possibly racist comment on Twitter about two black legislators. Meanwhile, another Florida GOP lawmaker told a gathering of Republican activists that the key to defeating Corrine Brown, a black Jacksonville Democrat, was to boost the number of black prisoners in her north Florida congressional district. Guess which […]


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