Laura Ingraham furious after Andrew Gillum calls out racists supporting Ron DeSantis

Laura Ingraham furious after Andrew Gillum calls out racists supporting Ron DeSantis

In a softball interview with Ron DeSantis, Ingraham claims Gillum makes everything “a charge of racism”

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From the October 24 edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle:

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LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): That's an old trick, the left does it a lot. I mean, the communists believe he's a communist, you could play that game all day long.

But he's really -- he's made this a racial issue, so every time you raise a question about his ethics -- his brother is now under investigation, right, Marcus, for maybe voting illegally, and now, this -- clearly is an FBI investigation ongoing -- well, it's racist to mention that.

So, how are you to debate him if every inconvenient fact becomes a charge of racism?

In the gubernatorial debate earlier in the night, Andrew Gillum noted that former Rep. DeSantis had the support of a number of racists:

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Previously:

Fox anchor says the network does not condone Ron DeSantis' racist remarks about Andrew Gillum, does not say what the comments were

Laura Ingraham advises Ron DeSantis to "demand an apology" from the opponent he made a racist "monkey" comment about

Five Republican candidates are administrators for a racist Facebook group that pushes conspiracy theories
 

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Diversity & Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
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Fox News Channel
Person
Ron DeSantis, Laura Ingraham
Show/Publication
The Ingraham Angle
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