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Zorro

(15,948 posts)
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 08:13 AM Jul 10

In uphill fight to defeat abortion, marijuana measures, DeSantis throws around bold claims

With polls showing ballot measures restoring abortion rights in Florida and legalizing recreational marijuana supported by most voters, Gov. Ron DeSantis is facing an uphill fight in his campaign to defeat them this fall.

The Republican governor has just a trickle of the torrent of money he’s looking to raise for his Florida Freedom Fund, a political committee he intends to weaponize against the proposals, which defy the hard right direction in which he’s moved the state.

But until more money arrives, DeSantis is mostly on his own.

In a not-so-subtle strategy intended to sow doubt among voters, DeSantis has been throwing around bold claims about what the measures will do.

https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/news/local/state/2024/07/10/desantis-tries-to-sow-doubt-about-abortion-marijuana-measures/74293283007/

The will of the voters doesn't much matter to DeSantis and Republicans.

They are not there to serve the public interests; the public is there to serve their interests.

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In uphill fight to defeat abortion, marijuana measures, DeSantis throws around bold claims (Original Post) Zorro Jul 10 OP
Bold claims equals lies? Sanity Claws Jul 10 #1
Walking backwards into the future. Wonder what whackadoodle will replace DeSantis next election? dutch777 Jul 10 #2
Eh? The Florida "Freedom" Fund is to fight against reproductive rights and legalized pot? William Seger Jul 10 #3
... not with a bang, but a whimper. marble falls Jul 10 #4
Fighting uphill in white rubber boots with heel lifts is hard! Timeflyer Jul 10 #5
but, but, but, it's the free state of florida onethatcares Jul 10 #6
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