Ron DeSantis’s eating style is not a window into his soul – table manners do not disqualify you from high office

Foreign Dispatch

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs copies of his book after speaking to Iowa voters during an event on March 10 in Des Moines. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Paul Waldman© Washington Post

We recently learned something shocking about Florida’s governor and all-but-announced presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis. Not his zeal to remove books from schools and turn state universities into outposts of conservative indoctrination. Nor his propensity for using state power to punish those he sees as his enemies.