August 29, 2018

Just a reminder that's it's only DAY ONE of the general election campaign for Florida's governor.

And Trump fanboi Ron DeSantis celebrates his Republican primary win by saying this about his African American opponent, Democrat Andrew Gillum:

“Florida elections are always competitive, and this is a guy who, although he is much too liberal for Florida, he has huge problems with how he’s governed Tallahassee, he is an articulate spokesman for those far left views.

The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda."

The Chair for Florida Democrats was not amused.

Trump also tweeted about Gillum and socialism and received a lovely clapback from the next Governor of Florida (please make it so!)

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. When registering you will also be presented with the option to tie all your old Disqus comments to your new Insticator account. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.