Gov. DeSantis’ Office rejects Fox Biz anchor’s ‘moronacy’ attack

The Fox News Channel and sister networks have offered glowing coverage of Gov. Ron DeSantis since he was in Congress, but it’s not all huzzahs and hosannas.

An example of somewhat more critical coverage appeared Monday morning on the Fox Business Network. Anchor Dagen McDowell offered a blistering critique of $450 checks sent to Florida families via the Hope Florida initiative, calling it “pandering” and “moronacy” and comparing DeSantis to a recent Democratic foil, California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

McDowell, the fill-in host for Monday’s “Mornings with Maria,” said DeSantis “is sending stimulus checks to lower-income Floridians, which again is a level of moronacy that

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