We missed this yesterday when we did our piece on Gov. Ron DeSantis rolling out tougher penalties for those arrested for crimes committed during protests. As Twitchy reported, TV producer Andrew Kimmel called the tougher penalties — such as making it a third-degree felony to obstruct traffic — “actual fascism.”
Now we have video from the press conference in which DeSantis rolled out the new legislation, which won’t be voted on until next year. And just to clear up any confusion on what constitutes a peaceful protest vs. a riot was Sheriff Grady Judd, who brought pictures in lieu of puppets and crayons so the press could understand the difference.
'SOME PEOPLE ARE SLOW LEARNERS' In typical Grady Judd fashion, the sheriff brought cue cards to the governor's press conference to help illustrate the difference between peaceful protests and riots. pic.twitter.com/dNrcJmqVpG
— 🇺🇸🦅M💥A💥G💥A🦅🇺🇲 (@BlessUSA45) September 21, 2020
Its a joy to be from a county near Grady we get to hear him often. The man is incredible
— One faithful pastor (@Sola_Veritas1) September 22, 2020
— Dathan Simpson (@datsimpson97) September 22, 2020
— Pure Evidence (@Brenda_Evidence) September 21, 2020
That is gold
— AmericasParty (@ilanther) September 22, 2020
Proud to say he is my Sheriff and he doesn’t play around. 😃💙 🏝
— Sandy D -Every weapon against my Pres is fallen.🇺🇸 (@sandy_d77) September 21, 2020
Outstanding and so true!!
— Laurel Wheeler (@LaurelKay) September 22, 2020
This is 🔥🔥Love this!! Should be followed by every city in this country
— Lisa V❤️🇺🇸❤️ (@LisaVCAPatriot) September 21, 2020
Love me some Sheriff Grady Judd!!!
— mamaDix (@mama_dix) September 22, 2020
I love Grady Judd. An old fashioned law-and-order lawman.
— Daisy🇺🇸 (@Luigiandtinky) September 22, 2020
This is great..especially everyone laughing in the background!!
— Airedale_lady (@Sherry29692093) September 22, 2020
We went from teaching world history, cursive writing, memorizing the multiplication table to teaching remedial English in schools.
Now, we have to use pictures to explain what is lawful and unlawful behaviour. Future looks great!
— Nika (@niki_canuck) September 22, 2020
My favorite line, "Some people are slow learners." Yep, they sure are.
— Suzanne (@Suzanne12965935) September 22, 2020
— Walter (@wsadlowski) September 22, 2020
Thank you, Sheriff, for leading by example. With any luck, you will inspire more to do the same.
— Tin-Man (@TinMan34897624) September 22, 2020
He's the Man pic.twitter.com/RvnoClIdnG
— NYF🦊xinFl☀️rida🌴🇺🇸 (@NYFoxinFlorida) September 21, 2020
We adore Sheriff Grady Judd here in Florida. He’s firm but fair, and conducts a lot of community outreach.
— Michelle (@DawgMamaFl) September 22, 2020
Great job Sheriff Grady Judd. If cloning really is a thing, then we should be cloning you.
Order up. One Sherriff Judd for everyone city.
— PatriQt LQver (@PLqver) September 22, 2020
Okay, great talk, any questions?
Thank you Sheriff!
— Cary Trudell (@CaryTrudell) September 22, 2020
Someone get this video to the mayors of Seattle and Portland.
TV producer sees ‘actual fascism’ in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ tougher penalties for crimes committed during protests https://t.co/HhKziv0ybE
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 21, 2020