By David Smiley (Tampa Bay Times) –
Ron DeSantis was accused on the campaign trail of courting bigots.
Now, as Florida’s governor, he’s courting African Americans.
Coming off a contentious campaign dominated by allegations of racism, DeSantis touted the diversity of his administration Monday during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech at a historically black church in South Florida. In an event intended to promote his plan to expand school vouchers, he also highlighted his minority hires for top posts.