* Ron DeSantis: “Woke ideology is a form of cultural Marxism.”–What would Karl say? Hell, what would Groucho say?
* DeSantis in Iowa: “We will never surrender to the woke mob,” but, yeah, we’ll yield to the “freedumb” crazies any time.
* Desantis in his State of the State speech: “You ain’t seen nothing yet.” True. We ain’t seen nothing worth seeing yet.
* “I’ve never seen a governor in my lifetime with this much absolute control of the agenda in Tallahassee as Ron DeSantis.” Lobbyist–and DeSantis supporter–Brian Ballard.
* Too bad New College’s pass-fail grading doesn’t apply to its board or its president.
* Florida’s cruise industry handles about 60 percent of all U.S. passenger traffic. The state recorded 10.77 million passengers in 2022–41 percent fewer than 2019, the last full year before the pandemic. “I think we’ll beat ‘19 this year,” predicts Florida Ports Council President and CEO Michael Rubin.