It is an article of faith among Republicans that the private sector can provide most services more efficiently than the government can. Republicans also believe that government regulation is bad for businesses, usually has unintended consequences, and should be minimal
So why is Ron DeSantis exemplifying government heavy-handedness and feuding with Florida's largest and best known employer?
DeSantis started this fight that he cannot win and cannot afford to lose. If he loses to Mickey Mouse he looks impotent. If he "wins" he will look to be anti-business, especially to the GOP donor class. --CA
Disney sues Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over loss of special district
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Wednesday, alleging DeSantis orchestrated a "targeted campaign of government retaliation" against the company that violates Disney's free speech rights. The lawsuit came after a board appointed by DeSantis to govern the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District – which houses the Walt Disney World resort – voted to nullify two development contracts Disney signed in February...
"This government action was patently retaliatory, patently anti-business, and patently unconstitutional," the complaint states. "But the Governor and his allies have made clear they do not care and will not stop."