De Santis copies Trump attack on free speech

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced he favored making it easier to sue news outlets as our “leading purveyors of disinformation.” DeSantis is expected to announce legislation changing Florida defamation law. (Tallahassee Democrat, February 7, 2023, by Douglas Soule)

As governor, DeSantis has been at odds with the media, rarely giving interviews, criticizing news outlets like CNN and allowing his press secretary to ridicule reporters. (Politico, February 2, 2023, by Arek Sarkissian)

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