In response to the ongoing debate and changing guidelines from federal health officials, Gov. Ron DeSantis held another panel discussion at the Capitol Monday with a stacked deck of participants who spoke against mask mandates. One even equated wearing masks to child abuse.
There was no advance notice of the meeting; reporters didn’t get wind of it till the governor’s daily schedule was emailed at 9:21 p.m. . . .
The governor’s office didn’t explain why it didn’t notify the news media of the panel discussion in advance so reporters could attend and ask questions of DeSantis and the panelists.