Ron DeSantis swears off Bud Light … but he’s a Guinness guy anyway
Grabbing a cold beer could give COVID-19 to make one last stand. Image via Christian Ziegler/Twitter.

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The Governor turned his attention to beer controversies in a Monday interview.

Gov. Ron DeSantis has grabbed a stool at the culture war bar.

Just hours after the Governor floated building a state prison next to Disney World, he waded into the ongoing controversy regarding Bud Light and a controversial collaboration with trans actress and influencer Dylan Mulvaney.

In comments exclusive to “The Benny Show,” the Governor vowed never to drink the domestic light beer again before offering another big reveal of his own: His favorite brew isn’t even American.

“Why would you want to drink Bud Light? I mean, like, honestly that’s like them rubbing our faces in it and it’s like these companies that do this, if they never have any response, they’re just going to keep doing it. So, if you as a consumer are like … ‘Like, yeah, they’re doing that, but I’m just going to keep drinking anyways.’ Well, then they’re going to keep doing it,” DeSantis said, before extolling the power of the selective boycott.

“So I think we have power as consumers to make our voice heard and not on every company because sometimes conservative consumers aren’t going to make a dent in some companies. This one is one,” DeSantis added.

“If you don’t have conservative beer drinkers, you’re going to feel that. And so, you know, I think it’s a righteous thing,” DeSantis continued. “You know, some of these controversies they come up and people can kind of just say, oh, well, it’s kind of a one was stupid to do.”

Anheuser-Busch has lost $5 billion in value since announcing its partnership with Mulvaney.

“But it’s part of a larger thing where corporate America is trying to change our country, trying to change policy, trying to change culture. And, you know, I’d rather be governed by ‘we the people’ than companies. And so I think pushback is in order across the board, including with Bud Light.”

While the Governor admitted he had been photographed drinking a normal Budweiser, he said he preferred Guinness Stout.

“But, you know, my wife and I, they (bars) don’t have it here if we ever go out to just have a beer — which admittedly we don’t have the opportunity to do that like we used to, you know — we actually like the stout, Guinness,” DeSantis explained.

“Years ago we went to Dublin, we went to some other places, and we’ve always been a fan ever since.”

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


10 comments

  • Earl Pitts American

    April 17, 2023 at 8:01 pm

    Good evening America,
    BUDWEISER QUEEN OF BEERS
    Thank you America,
    Earl Pitts American

    • Bill McClure

      April 17, 2023 at 9:00 pm

      Certainly you are a drunk with significant mental health problems.

    • Jay Smif

      April 17, 2023 at 9:28 pm

      Pudgy fascist Ron DeSantis thinks he’s queen of Florida, and you’re just a brainwashed conservative weakling that will eat whatever dogfood the cult orders you to hoover down week in, week out, earl.

  • Elliott Offen

    April 17, 2023 at 9:50 pm

    Republican politicians are nothing more than attorneys for the rich and big businesses. Where does that put everyone who isn’t rich or who doesn’t have a large stake in big business?
    Puts you on the plantation being endlessly out competed and under payed. How long can this continue? How long will everyone be content as long as they can eat out once a week? Meanwhile, your money and labor helps a handful of people cruise the globe for six months out of the year.

  • ScienceBLVR

    April 17, 2023 at 10:16 pm

    Another “hopped” up example of DeSantis and the GOP’s war on individual and corporate freedoms. Gosh fellas, it’s beer we’re talking about here…what a monumentally stupid thing to focus time, energy, and faux outrage over..not that DeSantis has anything else important to address for Floridians. Other than playing a loser’s game of beer pong with Disney, that is…

  • Josh1138

    April 17, 2023 at 11:33 pm

    Uh… Little Meatballs?
    Guinness supports the LBTGQ community too.

    What a f-ing poser idjit.

  • Pill Mill Bill

    April 18, 2023 at 12:00 am

    Make no mistake, if he has more than two beers, he starts hitting everyone around him. Trump can’t drink booze at all. He’d rape and rob everything in sight.

  • Matthew Lusk

    April 18, 2023 at 11:54 am

    If you want a stout, try REX.

  • Mr. Haney

    April 18, 2023 at 8:01 pm

    F**k DeSantis. He’s a lying coward.

  • Mr. Kenny

    April 21, 2023 at 10:30 am

    F**k you drinking Guiness!! DeSatan
    Florida wake the F**k up!! Protest this horrible MF..

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