Florida Politics reports:
During a CNBC interview Monday, Ron DeSantis doubled down on a blanket denunciation of big cities that he rolled out on the campaign trail in Iowa.
“I mean, we can’t be successful as a country if every urban core in our country is a disaster zone,” DeSantis said. “Look at San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington DC, New York City. They’ve all declined significantly and the number one reason is because of lack of law and order.”
The Governor said there was a federal “role” in these jurisdictions, suggesting Washington could crack down on non-compliant prosecuting attorneys the way his government has against duly elected Andrew Warren and Monique Worrell, two Democrats who were elected only to be suspended and replaced with pliant political appointees.
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In his latest swat at big cities, @RonDeSantis now claims ‘every urban core is a disaster zone’
— Florida Politics (@Fla_Pol) August 14, 2023