NEW Digital Ad: “Don’t Florida Our Virginia,” Highlights Glenn Youngkin’s Admiration of Ron DeSantis’ Failed COVID-19 Response - Terry McAuliffe

NEW Digital Ad: “Don’t Florida Our Virginia,” Highlights Glenn Youngkin’s Admiration of Ron DeSantis’ Failed COVID-19 Response

Youngkin on DeSantis: “This is where I look to lead as governor”
MCLEAN, VA – Terry for Virginia released a new digital ad today highlighting Glenn Youngkin’s admiration of Ron DeSantis and his failed COVID-19 response. Youngkin has been campaigning on his fawning admiration for Ron DeSantis — whose reckless anti-COVID safety “leadership” has resulted in one of the the worst COVID-19 infection rates in the country. Youngkin’s desire to model his governorship after Ron DeSantis’ would harm Virginia’s economy and jeopardize Virginia’s students’ safety this fall. 

With the recent rise in COVID-19 cases related to the spread of the delta variant, Terry McAuliffe recently called on all Virginia health systems and health care providers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and he is requiring all campaign staff to be fully vaccinated.

As Virginia’s next governor, Terry will work to rebuild a stronger post-COVID economy that lifts up all Virginians, and he will fight to make sure all Virginians have quality, affordable health care.
WATCH “DON’T FLORIDA OUR VIRGINIA,” HERE

TRANSCRIPT

Voiceover: If you were to become Governor of Virginia, would you want to model your governorship off of what Ron DeSantis is doing?

Glenn Youngkin: I think Governor DeSantis has done a lot of really impressive things to lead.

Ron DeSantis: In Florida, we chose freedom over Fauci-ism.

Glenn Youngkin: And this is where I look to lead at Governor…

Narrator: Florida continues to break records in hospitalizations. 

Voiceover: We have converted conference centers, auditoriums, cafeterias to get the surge.

Glenn Youngkin: Watch Ron DeSantis stand up and say what’s right and what’s wrong. 

Ron DeSantis: We will not have Covid vaccines mandated.

News Anchor: In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis has threatened to cut the salaries of any superintendent or school board member that defies his no mask mandate order.

Voiceover: We’re very much concerned about losing funding.

News Anchor: So basically take off the masks or else I’m not going to give you money. 

Glenn Youngkin: This is where I look to lead as Governor.

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