Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis suffered a legal defeat on Friday after Tallahassee Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled that schools can impose mask mandates on students:

From the order:

And we’d like the judge to explain this one:

He also didn’t agree with the child abuse argument:

School districts had revolted against the policy and opened with mask mandates in place and this is the second recent legal defeat for the governor

“DeSantis has been iron-fisted with local governments and defending his hands-off pandemic policies, but there has been a recent shift: entities are no longer paying attention to the threats and bluster”:

DeSantis has already announced his intention to appeal the verdict:

And, FWIW, every judge has been appointed by a Republican (Charlie Crist *was* a Republican back the):