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DeSantis uses Baltimore crime as a dog whistle to dodge his own bullets

June 5, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had a lot to say about Baltimore the other day. During his technologically shaky presidential campaign announcement on Twitter Spaces, DeSantis dismissed the NAACP’s travel advisory for Florida by bringing up us and fellow bogeyman city Chicago as places “kids [are] more likely to get shot than to receive a first-class education.” You know what DeSantis, who was my governor for a year before I left Florida to return to my native Baltimore, hasn’t said anything about?

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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