For the first time in nearly three days, Gov. Ron DeSantis returned to Fox News, adding fuel to the continuing controversy of critical race theory.
The Governor, appearing on Sean Hannity‘s second half-hour Tuesday night, doubled down on claims that the recently banned principles of CRT teach students to attack police officers.
“If you look at how some of this stuff manifests itself in classrooms, that we have seen examples of, it’s not a conspiracy theory,” DeSantis said. “Dividing kids on race, attacking law enforcement and saying law enforcement attacks people on race. Those things are poison, and that’s not what we should be doing.”
The Governor offered the national audience a gentler version of a hot quote he made a few days earlier.
DeSantis told in-state media that critical race theory taught kids to attack cops and left seven out of eight illiterate in some schools. On Hannity, he made no unsubstantiated claims about connections between critical race theory and a lack of interest in teaching reading,
“Some of the nonsense that you see in some of these places around the country. I mean, they will attack cops with this type of ideology in schools, and meanwhile, they have like