US governor blacklists major outlet over ‘blatant lie’

Florida governor Ron DeSantis is boycotting NBC and MSNBC until they apologize for falsely accusing him of racism

US governor blacklists major outlet over ‘blatant lie’

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took an unusual step on Wednesday, informing NBC and MSNBC that he will ignore them until he receives an apology for being falsely accused of racism.

“There will be no consideration of anything related to NBC Universal or its affiliates until and at least Andrea Mitchell corrects the blatant lie she made about the governor… and NBC and its affiliates display a consistent track record of truthful reporting,” DeSantis’s press secretary, Bryan Griffin, said in a statement.

“display a consistent track record of truthful reporting,” Griffin added.

“says that slavery and the aftermath of slavery should not be taught to Florida schoolchildren” and accused him of being ignorant of “Black history and the Black experience.”

“This question from [Mitchell] exemplifies everything wrong with corporate media. They're not accidentally terrible at their jobs – they're maliciously intent on deceiving people,” he tweeted on Friday. “[DeSantis] never said this, and Florida has extensive black history requirements.”

“biomedical security” one. 

denunciations from Democrats. His parental rights bill banning the promotion of gender identity to preschoolers was denounced by Democrats as “Don’t Say Gay,” a label then picked up by most US media outlets. 

“gender-affirming” procedures, using an example of a 13-year-old who wanted puberty blockers. Speaking for the governor, Griffin denounced NPR as a “publicly funded propaganda machine” and said Florida refuses to “bow to a radical minority” and intends to “stand for protecting our children and protecting their innocence.”

George Soros, has voiced hope that a DeSantis-Trump split might destroy the Republican party.