Disney Sues Gov. Ron DeSantis for “Targeted …Retaliation”


“The company claimed “a targeted campaign of government retaliation,” which it said stemmed from its criticism of a contentious state education law,” reports the NY Times.

The state education law, which Disney repeatedly lied about, is only contentious because Disney and other opponents portrayed it as something it isn’t.

On Wednesday, a board appointed by Mr. DeSantis to oversee government services at Disney World voted to nullify two agreements that gave Disney vast control over expansion at the 25,000-acre resort complex. Within minutes, Disney sued Mr. DeSantis, the five-member board, and other state officials in federal court, claiming “a targeted campaign of government retaliation.”

Sadly, Disney might have a case.

Disney’s lawsuit accused Mr. DeSantis of a “relentless campaign to weaponize government power against Disney in retaliation for expressing a political viewpoint.” The campaign, the complaint added, “now threatens Disney’s business operations, jeopardizes its economic future in the region, and violates its constitutional rights.”

Disney wants to keep their special district status while they indoctrinate children in gender ideology in schools. They are a private enterprise and probably can do it. However, Gov. DeSantis said they can’t do it if they rely on government largesse. Gov. DeSantis has not yet responded to this lawsuit.

The law they are talking about bans indoctrination. It was dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law, but “gay” is never used. It applies to all sexual indoctrination K-3.

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Canadian Friend
Canadian Friend
7 months ago

Targeted retaliation and accusing others of what they – the left – are guilty of is all they do.

After Biden as vice president had blackmailed Ukraine, democrats impeached Trump for supposedly having blackmailed Ukraine.

Ever since Trump got into politics in 2015 they have used targeted retaliation on Trump and republicans in general and are still doing it today. that is what the Alvin Bragg thing is all about.

If the Main Stream Media were not helping the left with their gas lighting of the gullible under informed population, the left would not be so successful in their persecution of anyone who leans right politically.

7 months ago

Hey Disney, Go Woke, Go Broke! I’d be happy if the State of Florida rezoned Disney as a Wild Life Preserve to protect the Environment!

The Prisoner
The Prisoner
7 months ago

DeSantis has been fully ineffective in his action against Disney. He waited a full year to act. By then, Disney pulled out the rug from under him. Now DeSantis is caught off balance by a lawsuit. Leaders need to be on the offensive, not the defensive. Meanwhile he is traveling internationally for PR. Some conservatives are mocking his trip. Who set that silly agenda?

If this is the acid test for DeSantis, he failed. Disney has no constitutional right to control a state district.