Florida Paper Rails Against “Terrible” Ron DeSantis

From the South Florida SunSentinel editorial board:

Putting the best possible spin on it, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is a terrible communicator. Put more clearly, DeSantis is failing our state by hiding information, dodging questions and downplaying the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic as it escalates its deadly march across Florida.

New infections in Florida this week matched the pandemic’s peak in mid-July. Hospitalizations are rising. So is the test positivity rate. Close to 1.2 million Floridians have been touched by this disease, which if not fatal, can carry long-term consequences.

It’s time for DeSantis to stop downplaying the severity and communicate more effectively.

Read the full editorial.