DeSantis signed a bill last month that may dissolve Disney World’s non-public authorities standing, which has allowed the Walt Disney Company to self-govern its large Orlando theme park and resort advanced. Arrange in 1967, this standing was used to entice Disney to develop the location in central Florida, thus saving it millions in annual fees and taxes.
DeSantis’ newest transfer was extensively thought-about to be retaliation for Disney executives’ belated essential stance of Florida’s anti-LGBTQ laws, often called the “Don’t Say Homosexual” invoice, which handed in March.
“Look, do I feel it’s unhealthy if Disney pays extra taxes? No, I don’t,” Oliver mentioned on “Final Week Tonight.” “That may be a great factor. I don’t love that it would occur not via significant tax reform, however on the whim of 1 right-wing dipshit who’s terrified of homosexual folks and doesn’t perceive the First Modification. However hey ― ends, means ― what are you going to do?”
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