Candidates for Florida governor debated for the first time on live television Sunday night on CNN. Democrat Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis turned their meeting into a political blood bath for the Republican, who took every opportunity to sling mud and distort facts.
From the environment to crime to race relations, Gillum had all the bases covered as DeSantis dodged questions, blatantly lied and pointed fingers. In one of the most bizarre moments, DeSantis claimed Steven Alembik, a donor to his campaign who called Barack Obama a “Muslim n***er,” made a “mistake” using the n-word. The n-word is an accidental slip up now? See the below:
Don’t believe us? Social media sounded off with reactions that overwhelmingly haded the debate victory to Gillum while exposing DeSantis as supremely unqualified. See below for more.