Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis released a parody of the old Bud Light “Real Men of Genius” commercials that takes swipes at the beermaker and transgender athletes like Lia Thomas.
Instead of Bud Light, the parody ad introduces Freedom Heavy beer and features the “real men of women’s sports.”
“Today, we recognize the men who hacked the system,” the voiceover says.
“Once mediocre in the men’s division, now cream of the crop in the women’s.
“You couldn’t cut it with the boys, so you pushed women off the podium.
“Because without you, sports would be fair.
“Without you, women’s sports would be for well, women.”
In Florida, girls play girls’ sports and boys play boys’ sports.
That’s why we are replacing Bud Light with FREEDOM HEAVY 🍻🐊 … made 100% woke-free. pic.twitter.com/UD39AQnAui
— DeSantis War Room 🐊 (@DeSantisWarRoom) April 18, 2023
During a Friday appearance at Liberty University, DeSantis said: “It is wrong to have a swimmer compete for three years on the men’s swim team, switch to the women’s team, and then win the women’s national championship.
“That is a fraud. That is wrong.”
During an interview Monday evening with political commentator Benny Johnson, DeSantis trashed Bud Light over the company’s self-destructive campaign featuring transgender Dylan Mulvaney.
“Why would you want to drink Bud Light?” the governor said.
“I mean like honestly, that’s like them rubbing our faces in it, and it’s like these companies that do this, if they never have any response, they are just gonna keep doing it.
“So, if you as a consumer are like ‘ yeah, they’re doing that, but I’m just gonna keep drinking it anyways,’ well, then they’re gonna keep doing it.
“So I think we have power as consumers to make our voice heard, and not on every company because sometimes conservative consumers aren’t going to make a dent in some companies.
“This one is one if you don’t have conservative beer drinkers, you’re gonna feel that and so you know.”
EXCLUSIVE: Gov. DeSantis On Bud Light Boycott:
“Why would you want to drink Bud Light?
If we don’t push back they’re gonna keep doing it. If you don’t have conservative beer drinkers, they’re gonna feel that.
It’s a righteous. Pushback is in order.
I’ll never drink Bud again” pic.twitter.com/tIOI1W8c1J
— Benny Johnson (@bennyjohnson) April 17, 2023
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