BREAKING: As part of Ron Desantis' Reedy Creek feud with Disney World he literally just told the press that he is analyzing whether to built a State Prison next to Disney World.
Who else finds it disgustingly ironic that the party who claims to care about children and crime,… pic.twitter.com/0q6JccwCN4
— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) April 17, 2023
The Governor said he wants to have many inspections done in the district (defining the park’s monorail ‘very special’), and going so far as to say:
People think, “What should we do with this [unused] land? Maybe make a new state park out of it. Or do other amusement parks. Some might even say, “Maybe we need a new state prison.” Who knows? I think the possibilities are endless.
Regardless of DeSantis’ threats, the reality is that the deal has been approved by the state, and it is unlikely that it will be overturned. Disney employs over 80,000 people in Florida and pays $1.146 billion in state and local taxes annually. For DeSantis, the story has become more a matter of principle than anything else, as he is busy trying to run for president. However, many, even in the Republican party, are starting to not see well his crusade against a company that employs so many people in Florida, creating wealth and tourism and paying a lot of taxes, and which is simply guilty of having expressed its position in consistent with the first amendment to the constitution .