Yesterday, Ron DeSantis caused a great triggering by signing a bill to protect girls from having to compete with biological boys in grade school sports. That it was the first day of ‘pride month’ only amplified the outrage. As per our usual arrangement, the Never Trump crowd got in on the action as well, with various writers from The Bulwark expressing their outrage.
DeSantis truly is public enemy #1 at this point.
Bringing his daughter as a prop for this is grotesque https://t.co/a3hSbrucMs
— Tim Miller (@Timodc) June 1, 2021
Prior to the passage and signing of the new law, which is objectively not controversial to the overwhelming majority of Americans who agree that girls’ sports should remain protected, the NCAA dropped their usual threats about pulling events out of the State of Florida. Remember, this is the same organization that threatened North Carolina over trying to stop men from using women’s restrooms. The woke is strong with college sports.
DeSantis, in a move that makes many other Republican governors look small and weak, called the NCAA’s bluff in devastating fashion.
FL Gov Ron DeSantis signed a law banning trans female athletes from competing against biological girls in sports. He did this, he tells #TuckerCarlson, despite pressure from corporate interests. pic.twitter.com/6iSOCGvoF6
— (((Jason Rantz))) on KTTH Radio (@jasonrantz) June 2, 2021
Here’s a bit of what he said transcribed.
“I think as these bills were going through various legislatures, I remember the NCAA put out a statement saying any state that enacts this, we’re not going to hold events there,” DeSantis said. “And so I called the Speaker of the House in Florida and I said, ‘did you hear what they said?’ And he’s like, ‘yeah,’ I said, we definitely got to get this done.”
“You can’t be cowed by these organizations, or particularly by woke corporations from doing the right thing. And so my view was throughout this whole time, we have to protect our girls, it is discriminatory to force them to compete against biological males,” DeSantis continued. “And so if the price of having a
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