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Nikki Haley Willing to Invite Disney to 'Groom' in Her Home State in Exchange for Money

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Recently declared GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley did not do her campaign any favors this week by pandering to woke Disney for money just to spite Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Speaking to Fox News on Wednesday, Haley, who was one of the first to announce her run for the White House in 2024, offered an open invitation to Disney to move its Disney World Resort to South Carolina after the entertainment giant filed a lawsuit against DeSantis and Florida for “government retaliation.”

Ahead of Haley’s interview, Disney filed its federal lawsuit Wednesday alleging that DeSantis unfairly targeted them after the company made a very loud and angry threat against the duly elected legislature to fight against the state’s Parental Rights in Education Act (HB 1557).

The law prevents schools from exposing children under 10 to the radical, leftist, LGBT and transgender political agenda, but Disney was furious at the law and did not want it to pass.

Despite Disney’s attack, the bill passed and was signed into law by DeSantis last year. Still, Disney insisted it intended to use its billions to repeal the law.

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But the political machinations of the company brought some unintended consequences as its political campaign sent the Florida legislature to begin cutting back on the special tax breaks Disney has enjoyed, as well as its self-governing status that has been in place for more than 50 years.

These new rules have sent Disney for a loop and the company has tried every manner of attack to try and reverse the legislature’s moves to end its special tax breaks and other government goodies.

So far, the company’s attempts to break the legislature have failed. And now it has gone to the federal government, NBC News noted.

While that has all been going on, in comes Haley to put her foot in her mouth.

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During her Fox News appearance, Haley responded to Disney’s lawsuit, saying, “If Disney would like to move their hundreds of thousands of jobs to South Carolina and bring the billions of dollars with them, I’ll let them know I’ll be happy to meet them in South Carolina and introduce them to the governor and the legislature.”

Haley, a purported Christian, conservative, Republican siding with woke Disney just to take a swipe at a fellow Republican rival is not a good look. And many blasted her for the snippy comments.

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“She will let them groom in exchange for their money,” Jordan Schachtel wrote.


Others felt that it was a glaring attempt by Haley to audition for Trump’s VP.

But Haley is apparently not paying attention to the polling. DeSantis has high marks among GOP voters for his hard-nosed stand on the Disney Corporation.

“According to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll of 1,005 US adults, 44% of Republican respondents had a more positive view of the governor because of his back-and-forth with the House of Mouse,” the New York Post reported on Wednesday.

Haley definitely seems to be employing the wrong tactic in her effort to dunk on DeSantis as the GOP gears up for the 2024 election. And this Hail Mary attempt to get noticed is for sure not a good look.

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Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN and several local Chicago news programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target-rich environment" for political news. Follow him on Truth Social at @WarnerToddHuston.
Warner Todd Huston has been writing editorials and news since 2001 but started his writing career penning articles about U.S. history back in the early 1990s. Huston has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN and several local Chicago news programs to discuss the issues of the day. Additionally, he is a regular guest on radio programs from coast to coast. Huston has also been a Breitbart News contributor since 2009. Warner works out of the Chicago area, a place he calls a "target-rich environment" for political news.




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