Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is signing the Republican legislature's new voting restrictions into law -- and he's granting Fox News exclusive access to the ceremony.
GOP legislators passed an election bill last week that includes restrictions on drop boxes and voting by mail, among other measures that Democrats say are voter suppression tactics intended to give Republicans an advantage, and DeSantis barred all media outlets except for the conservative-friendly network from watching him sign the legislation.
That outraged many on social media.
DeSantis is signing bill to roll back voting access after Dems used vote by mail more than Republicans for first ti… https://t.co/CwKo8DgQVs— Ari Berman (@Ari Berman)1620302025.0
@AnnaForFlorida @stevebousquet 🎯🎯🎯🎯🎯— Sailor Michael⚓✈ (@Sailor Michael⚓✈)1620302924.0
@d_veebee @Megawatts55 @AnnaForFlorida @stevebousquet Lachlan Murdoch is the single biggest threat to our democracy… https://t.co/RcF0OxNhji— Andy Boyle (@Andy Boyle)1620304233.0
@Thiscantbehapp3 @stevebousquet @Acosta I ask this a lot but it still applies here-why do we bother to have laws if we don't enforce them?— VeganMamaRed (@VeganMamaRed)1620302301.0
@stevebousquet DeSantis admitting that democracy is dead and Fox propaganda is the only media allowed as they toe t… https://t.co/kgD0hfoX4O— pat schwenk (@pat schwenk)1620303245.0