Ron DeSantis: Those Who Defame Columbus Aim to Blame U.S. for 'All that Is Evil in the World'

Ron DeSantis: Those Who Defame Columbus Aim to Blame U.S. for 'All that Is Evil in the World'


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) defended Columbus Day from the woke left on Monday as members of the radical left recognize “Indigenous Peoples Day,” defending the Italian explorer as someone who displayed “courage, determination, and perseverance” and noting that those who wish to erase the day on the calendar “do so as part of a mission to portray the United States and Western history in a negative light as they seek to blame our country and its values for all that is evil in the world.”

DeSantis’s official proclamation recognizes that Columbus Day “commemorates the life and legacy of Columbus,” who “made Europeans conscious of the existence of the New World and whose travels opened the door for the development of European settlements in the

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