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Friday, June 2, 2023




Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been on a mission to transform the state's education system into his own personal circus. And where better to host this spectacle than in the coastal city of Sarasota? But why Sarasota, you ask? Well, it all goes back to DeSantis' childhood fascination with the Ringling Museum of Art.

Yes, you heard that right. The man who is supposed to be running the state of Florida is more interested in clowns and acrobats than COVID-19 and climate change. But I digress. DeSantis saw John Ringling, the circus tycoon who built the museum, as a role model and rebel who defied convention. And now, he wants to be like Ringling and turn Sarasota into his own personal shrine.

But not everyone is amused by DeSantis' antics. Many residents, educators, students, and parents have protested against his policies and actions, accusing him of undermining academic standards, censoring free speech, and imposing his ideology on others. They have also questioned his motives and priorities, wondering why he is spending so much time and energy on education issues when there are more pressing problems facing the state.

Some have even suggested that DeSantis should leave Sarasota alone and focus on his own backyard. After all, he lives in Tallahassee, the state capital, where he has plenty of work to do as governor. But according to sources close to the governor, there's a reason why he's so eager to leave Tallahassee behind.

It all goes back to DeSantis' college days at Yale University. When he visited Tallahassee with his friends, he fell in love with the Florida State University cheerleaders. He was smitten by their beauty and charm, especially one cheerleader named Casey Black. DeSantis saw Casey as his soulmate and wanted to make her his wife.

But alas, Casey had other plans and rejected DeSantis for another guy. And now, he's running away from Tallahassee to escape his heartbreak and forget about Casey. But let's be real, you can't run away from your problems, Ron.

Many people have mocked DeSantis for being a sore loser and a creepy stalker. They have also criticized him for being irresponsible and immature, wondering why he is running away from his duties and obligations as governor. They have also challenged him to face reality and move on with his life.

But it seems like DeSantis is determined to keep chasing after his dreams of turning Sarasota into a circus of education. Maybe he'll even hire some clowns to teach math and science. Who knows? All we can do is sit back and watch the show. But let's hope it doesn't come at the expense of our children's education.

Scrutiny of DeSantis’ education agenda focuses on Sarasota