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Quoted: Ron DeSantis '01

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“I am one of very few people who went through both Yale and Harvard Law School and came out more conservative than when I went in. If I could withstand seven years of indoctrination in the Ivy League, then I will be able to survive Washington, DC, without going native.”

—Florida governor and potential presidential candidate Ron DeSantis ’01, in his book The Courage to Be Free, which was released in February. DeSantis also writes that his Yale and Harvard degrees were “political scarlet letters” with Republican primary voters.

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