Ron DeSantis wants review of state’s holdings in Bud Light parent

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'All options are on the table.'

Presidential candidate and Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida to investigate its investments in the company that makes Bud Light because of conservative backlash over a transgender social media influencer marketing the beverage.

DeSantis said Thursday in a letter to the State Board of Administration that “all options are on the table” in its response to Dylan Mulvaney’s Instagram post of a video of her opening a Bud Light with her face on the can.

The governor said that due to the the backlash over the post, Anheuser-Busch InBev has suffered sales losses that could affect state investments. He added that the beer manufacturer’s “radical social ideologies” have turned Bud Light into a “social pariah” and losses have been “staggering.”

DeSantis, who sits on the adminstration board, asked its executive director, Lamar Taylor, to review the state’s holdings, questioning whether they violate Florida law, and suggested a shareholder action may be needed against the company.

“We must prudently manage the funds of Florida’s hardworking law enforcement officers, teachers, firefighters and first responders in a manner that focuses on growing returns, not subsidizing an ideological agenda through woke virtue signaling,” DeSantis wrote.

Anheuser-Busch InBev didn’t immediately respond to an email requesting comment.

Associated Press


  • DeSantis has taking a page out of the Nazi playbook

    July 22, 2023 at 11:07 am

    DeSantis is the queen of culture wars, but they failed governor and presidential candidate. Now I see why they call him pudding

  • Tired 😩

    July 22, 2023 at 12:38 pm

    Sad how they use intoxication as a social teaching pay

  • Dont Say FLA

    July 22, 2023 at 12:43 pm

    And what did Bud Light do to hurt Little Rhonda’s feelings? DId they say “gay?” Like Disney? And Rhonda wants to make hay of gay?

    “Hey hey got any gay? Gotta make gay hay pies” said Ron today

  • Tjb

    July 22, 2023 at 12:47 pm

    Ron has not only lost weight recently, he has lost his mind.

    • RVH

      July 24, 2023 at 5:32 pm

      In order to loose a mind you must first have a mind.

  • Silly Wabbit

    July 22, 2023 at 1:46 pm

    He kwazy.

  • tom palmer

    July 22, 2023 at 2:36 pm

    What a desperate little man.

  • PeterH

    July 22, 2023 at 3:38 pm

    Pandering to the uneducated MAGA crowd ……while simultaneously attempting to destroy an American business is what DeSantis does best!

    It’s obvious DeSantis is not for freedom and he’s not for business. What exactly is he advocating?

  • Sonja Fitch

    July 23, 2023 at 6:20 am

    Omg crazy boy. Can’t do his own work on issues has to use Anybody’s issues. Sucker Desantis!

  • Belgian Waffles

    July 23, 2023 at 3:10 pm

    Will Rhonda go after Belgian Waffles next? After all, Belgian Waffles are Belgin, just like the company AB InBev that makes Bud Light. Rhonda really is a stupid dip stick, all up in arms over a TikTok ad by a Belgian beer company. Mo-Ron.

  • All Options

    July 24, 2023 at 9:08 am

    “All options are on the table,” except the obvious one: If you don’t like one beer, but you like beer in general, buy yourself a different beer.

    There’s no need for a public display of drag queen level drama about which beer you like or do not like.

    Nobody cares what beer you like, Ron DeSantis, because nobody wants to have a beer with you.

    Noooooo body.

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