플로리다가 정상으로 돌아 오는 동안 스포츠 행사가 만원으로 돌아 왔습니다., DeSantis는 상기 “생명, 자유 & 번갯불” host Mark Levin that children in the state had the benefit of in-person learning throughout the past schoolyear.
“You just have so many threats to freedom nowadays. And what we’re doing is we’ve essentially, ‘Katie, bar the door’ to protect Floridians and to protect their freedoms and opportunities. And you see it in a number of different ways,” said DeSantis, who himself recently topped former President Donald Trump in a prospective 2024 straw poll of conservatives.
그 동안에, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau renewed his policy keeping the U.S.-Canada border closed to most traffic outside of commercial activities for at least another month. Much of Canada is still under economic lockdown.
“We were the leading state fighting against coronavirus lockdowns,” DeSantis recounted. “I believe had Florida not done that, you would see the other states to have followed Canada, 예를 들면, [어느] is still locked down.”
DeSantis claimed that if he had not continued to stand up to the Biden administration and the federal health bureaucrats at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (질병 통제 예방 센터) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, other states in the U.S. would not have that lead to follow.
He surmised that U.S. bureaucrats were hoping for a more Canadian-style environment for 2021 이후.
“I think that’s what a lot of these bureaucrats wanted to see in the United States. And we made sure that we lead in a different direction,” 그는 말했다. He continued by noting how his decision to ban vaccine passports and winning in federal court against the CDC over their restrictions will allow the cruise industry to be able to operate this summer.
“They didn’t have authority to do that. All these experts said, ‘oh, you just have to do whatever the CDC says,’” 그는 덧붙였다.
인터뷰 후반에, DeSantis discussed the danger of critical race theory being taught in schools.
“As soon as we started to see that percolate throughout the country, I immediately said, ‘we’re teaching the Constitution’. We’re going to teach American civics and American history. And we don’t have room for ideologies like critical race theory that are based on false premises,” DeSantis는 말했다. “People are happy that we’re doing that because they most parents do not want their kids indoctrinated with a lot of these ideologies.”