JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 6.8.2021 — DeSantis Accused of Trying To Wipe Out Gay Identity—Rubio vs. Demings Race Takes Off—Fried, Smith, Harris— More...

JUICE — Florida Politics' Juicy Read — 6.8.2021 — DeSantis Accused of Trying To Wipe Out Gay Identity—Rubio vs. Demings Race Takes Off—Fried, Smith, Harris— More...

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
June 8, 2021

DeSantis Accused of Trying to Wipe Out Gay's in Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is surely used to being called all kinds of names like, “racist” or “bigot” or even a “Right-Wing Nutjob” but I don’t think he would ever have thought that someone would accuse him of trying to erase the identities of the entire gay community.

Well, it happened, courtesy of State Rep. “Carlitos” Guillermo Smith, who made another off the way, attention-grabbing remark.

Apparently, by not adding a special funding directive in the state budget for the gay community in Orlando, DeSantis is wiping out Carlitos’ identity as a gay man.

Next, can we expect Smith and others to accuse DeSantis of not being a “breeder” and being a closeted gay man?

Wait, DeSantis does wear those black cowboy boots all the, so he may be part of some Village People tribute band? (Sarcasm)

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Rep. Anna V. Eskamani R @AnnaForFlorida-The USA has a history of destabilizing Central America — telling folks not to come is the wrong especially when seeking asylum is legal.

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Rep. Darren Soto @RepDarrenSoto-The House passed the #DreamAndPromiseAct in March to pave a pathway to residency & citizenship for TPS recipients & many others. This #SCOTUS decision further highlights the need for our Senate colleagues to work with us to fix the immigration system.

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy @RepStephMurphy-Hurricane season is here and I want to make sure all Floridians are adequately prepared. Pleased that @POTUS has doubled the amount of funding available this year from @fema to help cities and states prepare for extreme weather disasters.

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AG Ashley Moody @AGAshleyMoody-This is a step in the right direction. I urge chief judges to move as quickly as possible to reduce the backlog of in-person criminal jury trials to keep our communities safe.


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Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist and Publisher of Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Follow on Twitter: @JavManjarres Email him at Diversenewmedia@gmail.com

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