Joy Behar, August 2021: “You’re just short of calling [Governor DeSantis] a negligent, homicidal sociopath, because that’s what he is.” She added: “What is he doing? He’s risking the lives of children, children’s parents, their grandparents, anyone they may come into contact with, so he can appeal to his white supremacist base, so he can continue in his career an get reelected.”

Sunny Hostin, June 2022: “Death-Santis… I think he’s a fascist and a bigot.”

Ana Navarro, April 2022 (on Governor DeSantis’s policies): “it’s anti-Black, it’s anti-gay, it’s anti-LGBTQ+ community. And for some reason, the Republican base responds to it.” And

“It’s anti-American. It’s what happens in Venezuela. It’s what happens in Nicaragua.’

Sunny Hostin, February 2022 (on Governor DeSantis’s policies): “it started with CRT. Let’s remember that – and those are anti-history laws, anti-Black history laws, really,” she said.

“If you start coming after Black people, what comes next, right? Of course the LGBTQ+ community, and then women, and then other marginalized groups.

We will pass on this offer. Brian Griffin, Deputy Press Secretary, Executive Office of the Governor