Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Sunday characterized his state as "God's waiting room" for seniors during an update on COVID-19. "Florida is ground zero for the nursing home; I mean we're God's waiting room," DeSantis said at a news briefing in Orlando. ... "God's waiting room" is a decades-old derogatory phrase about the large number of retirees in the state, noted WPLG Local 10 TV. DeSantis commented on Florida's vulnerable nursing home population while discussing plans to reopen the state for business.
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