‘Don’t monkey this up’: Republican hopeful for Florida governor accused of using racial slur


Ron DeSantis, appearing on Fox News, told Florida voters not to ‘monkey this up’ by choosing his African American opponent, Andrew Gillum. The Florida governor race pits DeSantis, who has closely aligned himself with Donald Trump, against Gillum, a progressive backed by Bernie Sanders. The Florida Democratic party immediately decried DeSantis’s comment as racist

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Ron DeSantis tells Florida voters not to ‘monkey this up’ by choosing Gillum ► https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/aug/29/ron-desantis-racism-monkey-up-andrew-gillum-florida-governor-election

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