Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Saturday blasted the increasingly popular critical race theory that is seeping into school curricula nationwide, and promised he would oppose any Republican school board candidate in Florida who doesn’t resist it.
During an interview that aired Saturday night on “Unfiltered with Dan Bongino,” DeSantis promised to aim his “political apparatus” against any Republican school board candidate who supports either critical race theory or mandatory masking for schoolchildren.
“Next week, I have my Commissioner of Education going to the Board of Education banning it, banning any departure from accurate history and following our standards,” DeSantis told Bongino regarding critical race theory. “This is something we’ve got to stay on the forefront of.”
“We’re also, Dan, not going to support any Republican candidate for school board who supports critical race theory in all 67 counties or supports mandatory masking of schoolchildren,” DeSantis continued.
“As you said, these local elections matter. We are going to get the Florida political apparatus