Florida DeSantis

DeSantis On Media’s No-Mask Criticism: You Only Care if it’s ‘People That You Don’t Like’

The media keep dishing it out, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis refuses to take it.

On Super Bowl Sunday, the media took DeSantis to task after a photo of him sitting maskless in a skybox was posted on social media.

His response: “How the hell am I going to be able to drink a beer with a mask on? Come on. I had to watch the Bucs win.”

That prompted one CNN pundit to sniff that DeSantis was going “against the science,” and he offered the governor instructions on how to remove a mask and “sip” his beer – pinky extended no doubt.

On Wednesday, DeSantis got another chance to revel in the media criticism of his maskless face.

At a press conference in Venice, while discussing COVID-19 vaccines, DeSantis was apparently asked about sitting maskless at the big game.

“The media is worried about that obviously. You guys really love that. You don’t care as much if it’s a ‘peaceful protest.’ Then it’s fine. You don’t care as much if they’re celebrating a Biden election. You only care about it if it’s people that you don’t like,” the governor replied.

He added, “I’m a Bucs fan. I’m damn proud of what they did on Sunday night.”

DeSantis was correct in that the mainstream media slammed the lack of masks at anti-lockdown protests, but were mum as people marched in Black Lives Matter demonstrations and held mass celebrations for Joe Biden’s victory on Nov. 3.


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