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In the latest front of his war on wokeness, Ron DeSantis is battling science—again.
Earlier this week, the Florida governor discouraged Floridians under the age of 65 from taking the newest COVID-19 vaccine, making unsubstantiated and misleading claims about the booster that was recently approved by the CDC and FDA.
This was not a surprise. DeSantis has previously criticized the scientific community regarding COVID, and his reckless disregard for the truth is par for the course. (Pun intended, in light of recent revelations that he failed to disclose luxury gifts, including fancy golf trips.) But his latest attack on science is a dangerous political ploy that jeopardizes Americans’ health and lives.