Saturday, April 10, 2021

Analysis: Why Do They Hate Ron DeSantis So Much?
Guy Benson / Townhall Tipsheet

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been attacked more dishonestly, more often than any current Republican officeholder in the country over the last year, and it's not particularly close.  We spend an inordinate amount of time and energy correcting and combating the ferocious parade of false claims against DeSantis -- not because we carry any special brief for him, but because the criticisms are simultaneously ubiquitous and almost universally weak, misleading, or outright false.  Misinformation demands a response.  On Fox News yesterday, I offered three compelling reasons why so many journalists -- wielding press credentials as public relations assault weapons against their fellow leftists' disfavored politicians and related targets -- have come so hard after Florida's governor.  It's a trifecta of bitterness and fear:

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Florida sues federal government to allow cruises to sail
AG Moody filed the suit with the Governor's blessing.

Gov. Ron DeSantis in Miami Thursday amped up pressure on the White House to allow cruises to resume, citing “tens of thousands of Floridians who depend on the viability of the cruise industry for their livelihood” as the reason for a lawsuit challenging the Joe Biden administration to rescind a No-Sail Order

“Today is our day to fight for them,” DeSantis said.

He announced that Florida was filing a lawsuit against the federal government and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to demand cruise ships “open immediately.”

He had threatened potential action last month if a pathway wasn’t created to allow the resumption of cruises, and now he and the Attorney General are delivering.