As Florida's Republican governor DeSantis issued stay-at-home orders and closed some businesses in April, he specifically exempted professional wrestling from adhering to the rules, was justified "because they are critical to Florida’s economy."
Two weeks ago, the same Florida governor told reporters outside at an Orlando nursing home with Vice President Mike Pence.
You’ve got a lot of people in your profession [journalists] who waxed poetically for weeks and weeks, about how Florida was going to be just like New York.
"Wait two weeks, Florida’s going to be next;"
"Just like Italy, wait two weeks."
Well hell, we’re eight weeks away from that, and it hasn’t happened. I was the #1 landing spot from the #1 hotspot in the world [New York] to come to my state [Florida].
So we've succeeded and people don't want to recognize it, because it challenges their narrative. It challenges their assumptions, so they got try to find a boogeyman, maybe it's black helicopters circling the department of health.
Today Florida shattered the daily record for new coranvirus cases, with almost 9,000 confirmed cases in one day.
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