The CBS News “60 Minutes” reporting scandal that erupted over the weekend after the show deceptively edited remarks made by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis appears to be growing as newly released emails show that the show did not include remarks that DeSantis’ office sent them two days before the show aired.
“60 Minutes” was slammed by Publix, the grocery store chain at the center of their story, who said in a statement that the segment was “absolutely false and offensive.” Former Florida state Rep. Jared Moskowitz, a Democrat, publicly called out “60 Minutes” over the segment, saying that DeSantis’ office did not push for selecting Publix to distribute the vaccines. Palm Beach County Democrat Mayor Dave Kerner also slammed “60 Minutes,” saying that their reporting “was not just based on bad information – it was intentionally false.”
“60 Minutes” doubled down on their segment in a statement last night, writing:
When Florida state data revealed people of color were vaccinated at a