Gov. DeSantis doubles down on diss of ’70s and ’80s construction

Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to offer post-storm critiques of bygone eras of Florida construction, again condemning builds from the 1970s and ’80s.

DeSantis was in Marathon Friday, where he redoubled attacks on how builds from that era held up compared to sturdier stock from other periods.

The Governor extolled how newer construction held up during Hurricane Ian, drawing comparisons to how buildings held up during Hurricane Michael in 2018.

“You’d see a building, you wouldn’t even know a storm hit. Then right next to it there’d be something built in like 1981. It’s totally obliterated.”

“Actually, some of the stuff from the

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