Just as Florida’s COVID situation is improving after leading the nation in cases and deathsGo to GOP Governor Ron DeSantisThe Florida Department of Revenue is currently offering incentives to Anti-Vax Cops from Other States to Work in Florida and Interact with the Public.
“On a scientific basis, most of those first responders have had COVID and have recovered,” DeSantis told Fox News’s Maria Bartiromo on Sunday. There is no evidence that police have contracted the disease by refusing to obey local vaccine mandates.
“They have strong protection,” he added, again with no information supporting his assumption, “and so I think that influences their decision” not to get vaccinated.
DeSantis stated that he would like to give police officers who refuse to get vaccinated an additional $5,000 to allow them to stay in Florida. He doesn’t yet have the money to do so yet but plans to pass legislation allocating the funds.
“We’re actually actively working to recruit out-of-state law enforcement because we do have needs in our police and our sheriff’s departments. So, in the next legislative session, I’m going to hopefully sign legislation that gives a $5,000 bonus to any out-of-state law enforcement that relocates in Florida,” DeSantis said.
So “NYPD, Minneapolis, Seattle, if you’re not being treated well, we will treat you better here. You can fill important needs for us, and we will compensate you as a result,” he added.
DeSantis opposes vaccine and mask mandates in spite of the fact that 58,000 COVID victims died in the state. He also opposed Dr. Joseph Ladapo, his hand-picked Surgeon General.
After he and his two aides died from cancer, a state senator kicked Ladapo out her office. refused to put on masks before meeting with her
“I told him I had a serious medical condition,” said state Sen. Tina Polsky, who begins radiation therapy for breast cancer this week. Patients with cancer are more likely to develop COVID or severe forms of the disease.
“It was so shocking to me that he treated me in this manner,” Polsky told The Associated Press.
“If he is a surgeon general for the next several years, I am really concerned about a future public health emergency and not being able to rely on him for necessary guidance and proper scientific leadership.”
Check out DeSantis’ rant against vaccine mandates and his plea for unvaccinated cops to fill the streets of his state in the video clip up top. At 7:40, he speaks out about recruiting police.