Florida's Republican Gov. experienced difficulties putting on a surgical mask during a COVID-19 photo-op on Friday.
Ron Desantis appeared to have turned his mask and then tried to put one of the two ear-loops over his head.
Well, this is one way to put on a mask. It’s not the right way, but it’s the @GovRonDeSantis way. (h/t… https://t.co/XuwsUyWaKu— Kevin Cate (@Kevin Cate) 1587161565.0
DeSantis was harshly criticized for the mistake. Here's some of what people had to say:
So Gov DeSantis - what have you been doing to protect Floridians and prevent future outbreak before you open beache… https://t.co/PKLI0Q1ksu— Diahann “Claudine” Carroll (@Diahann “Claudine” Carroll) 1587172230.0
@KevinCate @GovRonDeSantis @TheWestipher The man is always halfway there https://t.co/3CmZg9PNJP— Notorious (@Notorious) 1587162315.0
Cue the video: The governor of a state of nearly 22 million people -- DeSantis was so late to impose limits & so ea… https://t.co/4R1UHX2CsE— Jackie Calmes (@Jackie Calmes) 1587169635.0
@Imwithher6 @KevinCate @GovRonDeSantis @TheWestipher I can think of one person.— Bobbie (@Bobbie) 1587164538.0
@KevinCate @GovRonDeSantis @TheWestipher I was expecting him to stretch the bottom elastic down past his knees and step into it.— Procrastamom 🇨🇦 (@Procrastamom 🇨🇦) 1587163890.0
Is this a Saturday Night Live skit or does Florida governor, Rick DeSantis, really not know how to put on a mask?… https://t.co/ydKUgpBLzD— Michael J. Stern (@Michael J. Stern) 1587171775.0
There's the correct way to wear a mask, and then there's the DeSantis way. https://t.co/bJo4bTnfn1— chris ☀️🌈☮️🌻🦄 (@chris ☀️🌈☮️🌻🦄) 1587171930.0