Gov. Ron DeSantis: Fauci a little elf somebody needs to chuck him across the Potomac
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an outspoken critic of the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, dubbed the prominent public health figure a “little leprechaun” and explained that someone had to “throw” it across the Potomac.
“I know you say you’re retiring. Someone has to grab this little leprechaun and throw him across the Potomac,” DeSantis said during a speech. The governor’s comment drew a round of applause.
Fauci recently announced that he plans to step down from his various government positions in December. “Today I am announcing that I will be stepping down from the positions of director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and chief of the NIAID Immune Regulation Laboratory, as well as the position of chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden. I will be leaving these positions this December to pursue the next chapter of my career,” Fauci said in a statement to.
Fauci, who has been a strong advocate for vaccination against COVID-19, became early this Tested positive for the disease one year after being fully vaccinated and boosted twice. DeSantis, who took office in early 2019 and has become a hugely popular figure on the political right, is currently running for re-election during the 2022 Sunshine State gubernatorial election.
Democratic Rep. Charlie Crist won the Florida Democratic primary on Tuesday and will be running against DeSantis in the November general election. During Wednesday’s speech, Crist accused DeSantis of being “anti-democracy,” “anti-women,” and “anti-African American.”
He also referred to the governor as “anti-Liberty Ron”. Those who support the governor should stay with him and vote for him,” Crist said, adding, “I don’t want your vote.”
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