Florida Newspaper Blasts Ron DeSantis as ‘Fraud’ Over COVID Victory Lap: ‘What a Phony’

A outstanding Florida newspaper denounced Republican Governor Ron DeSantis after he tried to take credit score for declining COVID-19 infections all through the state.

The editorial board of the Orlando Sentinel slammed DeSantis as a “fraud” and a “phony” in an editorial on Friday after he touted Florida’s low COVID-19 case fee in a Wednesday press launch. The governor’s workplace claimed that the latest decline was as a consequence of DeSantis’ “management and our data-driven method freed from mandates.”

“With numbers lastly falling, DeSantis now has the gall, the nerve, to take a victory lap,” the newspaper’s editorial board mentioned.

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