Even George Santos Is Over Ron DeSantis’ Anti-LGBTQ Rhetoric

Even George Santos Is Over Ron DeSantis’ Anti-LGBTQ Rhetoric
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (screen capture)

LGBTQ Republicans are not having the wild anti-queer campaign ad from the Ron DeSantis camp that debuted last Friday attacking Donald Trump’s “support” for the LGBTQ community.

Even truth-challenged Rep. George Santos (R-NY), who’s currently facing a 13-count indictment that including wire fraud and money laundering, says he now feels “misled” by DeSantis.

From The Hill:

“It’s like he’s going mask off,” said Brad Polumbo, a Michigan-based libertarian journalist. “The cat’s out of the bag.”

“I’m somebody who has my fair share of policy disagreements with DeSantis, but I was considering voting for him in the primary before he entered the race officially,” he said. “Since then, he’s done thing after thing that really makes me increasingly write off that possibility.”

Rep. George Santos (R-N.Y.), who has endorsed Trump for president but vocally supported Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill on the campaign trail last year, said that in light of Friday’s video, he now feels that he was “used” and misled by DeSantis.

“I used to think he was a great governor,” Santos, the first non-incumbent gay Republican elected to Congress, said of DeSantis. “Now, I’m starting to think differently.”

I mean, when you’ve lost George Santos… Read more at The Hill.

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