Gabriel Rosenberg's article in The New Republic - A drag analysis of "bootgate"

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Ron DeSantis’s Weird Boots and the Cruel Campiness of the GOP Primary
A drag analysis of “bootgate”

Fellas, is it gay to be obsessed with another man’s feet? Once upon a time, the Republican base would have frowned at it, for sure. But over the past several months, Governor Ron DeSantis’s footwear has increasingly become an object of lurid attention on the internet. Stoked by DeSantis’s Trumpist foes, as well as by Donald Trump himself and his social media teaminternet commenters and now some journalists want to know: Is Ron DeSantis wearing lifts in his cowboy boots?

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