The following article, TRIGGERED: Leftists Fuming After DeSantis Offers Anti-Fauci Merchandise, was first published on Flag And Cross.
The State of Florida, and its governor, are both on the rise in 2021, as the Sunshine State becomes a bastion for American freedom in the waning days of the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Ron DeSantis has been instrumental in keeping government overreach from exploding in the wake of the viral outbreak, consistently neutering and preemptively pruning just about any out of place regulation they could find.
This included the bold move of banning any business in the state from requiring proof of vaccination from its customers – something that has now prompted a lawsuit from Norwegian Cruise Lines.
The latest COVID-adjacent maneuver by DeSantis has liberal absolutely triggered.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling merchandise poking fun at Dr. Anthony Fauci over his support for strict coronavirus restrictions.
For the price of $12, supporters of DeSantis can help his re-election campaign by purchasing a beer koozie that says, “Don’t Fauci my Florida.”
And that wasn’t all.
Another koozie available on the website contains a much talked about quote from DeSantis where he dismissed the need to wear a facemask saying, “How the hell am I going to be able to drink a beer with my mask on?”
Also available on DeSantis’s campaign website are flags fashioned to resemble former President Trump’s campaign paraphernalia that say “Keep Florida Free.”
The backlash from the left was sudden and stern.
MSNBC host Joy Reid called DeSantis an “ignorant ghoul” and The View’s Ana Violeta Navarro-Cárdenas called the merchandise “freaking stupid.”
DeSantis is widely believed to be in the preliminary stages of exploring a run for the presidency in 2024, and there it little doubt that some of these merchandise decisions are aimed at getting national eyes on his campaign.
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