Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sparked applause Wednesday when he told the press he has yet to be vaccinated for the novel coronavirus since he is young and healthy, and the most at-risk population, the elderly, have not all been offered vaccinations yet.
DeSantis made it a point to dismiss the notion that he should be first in line for the vaccination because he’s a politician, mockingly telling the press, “I’m an elected official, but whoop-de-do.”
“Have you been vaccinated,” a reporter pressed the Republican governor.
“When it’s my turn, I will take it, but this is who I want to be vaccinated: I want my parents, our grandparents to be able to get it,” he said.
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