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No, Ron DeSantis’ high school yearbook quote does not mention ‘Sir-Mixes-a-Lot’

Posted on AllSides July 15th, 2023
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CLAIM: The quote below Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ high school yearbook photo reads: “My Mount Rushmore is Jesus, Sir-Mixes-a-Lot, and Nintendo 64.”

AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. An image of DeSantis’ entry in his yearbook was edited to add the quote. A spokesperson for the school district that oversees DeSantis’ alma mater confirmed to The Associated Press that the yearbook photo is authentic, but that there is no quote beneath it.

THE FACTS: Social media users are sharing the fabricated image as real, suggesting it shows the Republican presidential candidate was out-of-touch in his...

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