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Gov. Ron DeSantis says systemic racism is 'horse manure,' slams critical race theory as a 'race-based' Marxism

Added 04-30-21 05:17:02pm EST - “Gov. Ron DeSantis left no doubt on his position on the hot button issues of systemic racism and critical race theory. The Republican governor of Florida dismissed systemic racism, while also ripping critical race theory. DeSantis…” - Theblaze.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Theblaze.com: “Gov. Ron DeSantis says systemic racism is 'horse manure,' slams critical race theory as a 'race-based' Marxism”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Gov. Ron DeSantis left no doubt on his position on the hot button issues of systemic racism and critical race theory. The Republican governor of Florida dismissed systemic racism, while also ripping critical race theory.

DeSantis made the remarks during a Fox News town hall that aired Thursday night and was moderated by Laura Ingraham. The "Red State Trailblazers" town hall featured Republican governors who opened up their states, including DeSantis, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, Mississippi Gov.Tate Reeves, and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Ingraham asked DeSantis if he believed that the United States is a systemically racist country, to which he unabashedly replied, "Well, it's a bunch of horse manure. I mean, give me a break."

"This country has had more opportunity for more people than any country in the history of the world and it doesn't matter where you trace your ancestry from," DeSantis said during the town hall. "We've had people that have been able to succeed."

"And here's the problem with things like critical race theory that they're peddling," DeSantis said. "They're basically saying all our institutions are bankrupt, and they're, they're illegitimate. How do you have a society if everything in your society is illegitimate?"

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