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Governor DeSantis made a move that would have been blasphemy just five to ten years ago. He demanded that Florida remove the special exemptions Disney has to govern Disneyworld itself. In other words, he is forcing them to undergo more costs and more regulatory red tape. This is the opposite of what conservatives have been for decades.
In past years we would have heard cries of how you DO NOT go there. That action would harm workers. It would pass the costs to the consumer. You’re choking an artery of the Florida economy. You’re cutting off your own nose to spite your own face. We would have heard all the protestations that amount to do nothingness. Some would even claim that companies have inalienable rights to use the money of their shareholders to push what they want to push. Don’t do it! You’re infringing freedom!
This move is clear that that way of thinking has lost and is over. And the jubilation this move got from people on the right across the board (minus the typical cadre of sellouts and quislings such as Bill Kristol and Jonah Goldberg) was near-universal. This is the future. Conservatives need not be afraid of wielding government power against our enemies. Neither should we fear building new institutions, regulatory frameworks, and making cultural demands. There needs to be a heavy cost for corrupting our culture by attacking the minds of children and our way of life.
DeSantis gets it. This is a war. Children are more precious than protecting the Disney business. And any cost should be borne to stop this woke evil from penetrating into the fabric of everything we know and cherish. If Disney goes then so be it. Either they go or a peaceful childhood for every child in America goes. There is no middle ground or compromise to be had here. We are either a society that protects children or one that allows their slaughter at any stage inside the womb, and the mutilation and corruption of their bodies and minds if they survive the womb. Leftism has become completely hostile to the well-being of children. Any company that partners with this should be smashed to pieces if need be. What DeSantis has done will get us more from business than the decades of tax breaks and regulatory cuts the GOP has fought for.
Disney has had special exemptions for decades that the little guy in Florida hasn’t had the advantage of. And that doesn’t include the stupid tax breaks at the federal level that gives big corrupt business an advantage. DeSantis is on the verge of giving us our first real scalp in this culture war. Every other major corporation is taking note. They need to understand that it isn’t just the American way of life that gets to come under constant assault. They need to come under constant and endless assault for crossing a line that never should have been crossed. And they should be on their knees begging us to tell them what they need to do for the country and the culture to make us stop.
Next should be the American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, and the American Bar Association. They should lose their status and ability to be the gatekeepers of standards and qualifications in our states. New alternatives should be supported and given the same ability to work in the states. The special privileges these organizations have operated under should be revoked due to a loss of confidence. When the American Medical Association is getting on board with all the trans nonsense, and claiming that gun ownership is a public health issue, I don’t think they’re qualified to be governing medical standards any longer. And we don’t need Marxist professors, universities, and their licensing bodies being the gatekeepers of laws in our states any longer. To quote one of Disney’s most popular shows, “This is the way.”Published in