When the Broward County school system voted to mandate masks in the schools, Florida Governor DeSantis let them know that their funding would be cut in accordance with the recent law outlawing mask mandates in the schools. And the schools backed down. Finally someone with guts willing to stand up to Fauci and the other nitwits in the COVID conspiracy. Let the parents who want their six-year-olds to wear masks do so. Let normal people live normally.
Now that’s Republican leadership. Let the rest of the Red State governors take notes.
In her Washington Examiner post the New York Post writer extols the combination of sane Republican leadership by Governor DeSantis, sensible COVID policies and pro-business laws. These things have made Florida a destination for refugeees fleeing New York and the other locked down Democrat-run nightmare states that litter the map of blue state America.
In a recent discussion I had with some friends there was a debate about heading for a “libertarian” state like New Hampshire based on low taxes and 2nd amendment rights. But many of us know that New Hampshire is in the final throes of becoming Massachusetts North. Whereas several people were much more enthusiastic about Florida and Texas. These were big strong states that haven’t already gone blue like New Hampshire already has.
It’s a fun article because it acknowledges the clear advantages to living in Florida over places like New York and California with their insane tax policies, Stalin-era social controls and COVID lockdowns. If you are thinking of moving to a better place this is a good intro to Florida’s selling points.
Over at American Greatness a fellow named J. B. White gives his opinion on how the election swindle in Broward County will be handled.
The Political Path Forward in Florida
Basically, he thinks the mechanisms exist to rein in the fraud going on. But he also hints that it may once again go before the Supreme Court to settle it. Shades of Gore/Bush.