Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) appeared on stage Saturday night at a Long Island campaign event for gubernatorial hopeful Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), telling the crowd how they can live the good life like Floridians by voting Republican in the upcoming midterms.
DeSantis asserted that if elected, Zeldin could morph New York into a “law-and-order” state, as he has with The Sunshine State.
“The No. 1 thing I hear where people get so fed up is they are sick and tired of the crime that you see, particularly in New York City. Florida is a law-and-order state,” proclaimed DeSantis.
I am a law-and-order governor. If Lee Zeldin gets into office, New York will become a law-and-order state, and he will be a law-and-order governor.”
DeSantis then placed blame on Democrats for New York’s crime crisis, which is so bad even leftwing media outlets can’t avoid it.
“The crime problem has been totally self-inflicted. You cut police budgets, you do things like eliminate cash bail, and you have rogue prosecutors who won’t even enforce laws that they agree with — of course you’re going to have streets that are less safe,” pointed out the governor.
“For New York’s Finest, surging crime, bail reform, anti-cop hostility, the defund-the-police movement, and battles over the city’s vaccination mandate are signs that it’s time to go.”https://t.co/FmdcxzjVAu
— Lee Zeldin (@RepLeeZeldin) October 23, 2022
“Stop turning [criminals] loose on the street. They’ll commit a crime and they put them right back out. Stop releasing people early from prison. If you do the crime, you must do the time.” He added, “We need to focus more on supporting the rights of the victims of crime and not be so concerned with the rights of the criminal.”
He finished by throwing one final nod to his host.
“Lee Zeldin will not coddle these people. He will hold them accountable and you will be safer as a result.”
Incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul and former Gov. Cuomo turned outlandish Democratic talking points like no cash bail into reality. They’ve turned The Garden State, specifically New York City, into a nightmare.
Gov. DeSantis’s words are backed up by the stellar job he’s making Florida a safe state where Families want to live. Furthermore, there’s no reason not to believe his words on Rep. Lee Zeldin are true.