Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis boasted having put his state on the leading edge of removing “woke indoctrination” in public institutions and private corporations as a malign Democratic Party effort to control the vote, the country, and Americans.
“Florida will never ever surrender to the woke mob because our state is where woke goes to die,” DeSantis told the annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference (PLC) on Saturday in a speech that aired live and in its entirety on Newsmax. “Now we’re proud of the stands we’ve taken. We’re proud of the success Florida has had.”
Among the anti-woke initiative in Florida is the ban in pension of ESG investing and moving legislation to curb DEI programs, which stands for diversity, equity, and inclusion, but DeSantis denounced as “division, exclusion, and indoctrination.”
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