Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), appearing during a Friday episode of the Ruthless variety program, said Dr. Anthony Fauci’s hysteria led to lockdowns at the beginning of the pandemic — something he did not initially see coming in the early months.
“We are a free state in the state of Florida. We are not ever going to let this state defend into some type of Faucian dystopia where your freedoms are infringed, where your jobs are ruined and livelihoods destroyed,” DeSantis said during the episode before detailing one of his proudest decisions as governor, as well as listing one decision he made that he would go back and change if he could.
“When it wasn’t fashionable, when we were taking all the incoming, we made sure