Read time: 1 minute

DeSantis Nods Along As Q-Guy Falsely Claims Vax Alters RNA

It's not DNA, but related.
Views:

Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has turned Florida into a hotbed of Covid infections, stood and nodded as Darris Friend claimed vaccines alter your RNA during a press conference, without so much as a correction or clarification.

"The vaccine changes your RNA so for me that's a problem," Friend said. DeSantis stood there looking on, nodding and saying nothing.

(Apparently, Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson are turning people into Cenobites from Hellraiser.)

Then the bespectacled man read a litany of the usual Republican grievances you'd hear on Fox News since the pandemic started.

"We don't want to have the vaccine, it's about our freedom, liberty it's not about the vaccine," Friend said. "They've taken away our freedom and liberty little by little. They use the vaccine for cover."

Last year they took away our religious rights. They're not defending our freedom of speech," he continued, without noting that he was being freely allowed to lie to the entire audience and reporters covering the event.

The off-camera crowd cheered in response as DeSantis remained mute until he took the podium and began to introduce the next guest to speak.

How is it possible that a sitting governor of one of the biggest states in the country promotes insane conspiracy theories during a pandemic in order to sell his anti-Dr. Fauci gear and help his own 2024 political aspirations?

If anyone should be recalled, it's DeathSantis.

He's actually helping the needs of the coronavirus more than actual human beings.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team