Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has struck back at CBS and “60 Minutes” regarding a Sunday hit job report which misconstrued and omitted key information in order to undercut him and portray him as corrupt.
DeSantis is a popular, young and energetic man who has shown himself to be arguably the country’s strongest leader amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He’s also being floated as a potential 2024 candidate for the GOP nomination. In other words, he poses a grave threat to Democratic rule, so CBS tested the waters Sunday with an attempt to take him out.
But the governor isn’t one to go down and stay there.
In responding to claims that he essentially offered the Florida grocery store chain Publix priority to vaccine distribution — after the company donated money to him — DeSantis set the record straight, but not in the way too many Republicans do when they