DeSantis keeps waging culture wars as more GOP critics emerge
Ron DeSantis, shown Aug. 26, 2020, during a discussion about safety protocols and the pandemic, is ramping up his two-year anti- "woke" agenda. - Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/TNS

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Instead of easing up on a two-year culture war in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis is doubling down on his anti-"woke" agenda as potential rivals for the GOP presidential nomination target him. He’s surveying state universities and colleges for diversity, equity and inclusion and critical race theory programs, apparently to target them for budget cuts, as well as asking how much the schools are spending on gender-affirming care for transgender students. He’s attacking COVID-19 vaccines and drug stores, lambasting President Biden’s immigration and economic policies, ridiculing Cal...