Of course, this is happening in Florida, ironically the State with the highest number of COVID hospitalizations and deaths.

Many Republicans have made Dr. Fauci, the voice of science and reason during the pandemic, a target and now Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s campaign team has rolled out t-shirts and drink koozies that read “Don’t Fauci My Florida.’

When CNN’s Jim Acosta asked the good doc about it, Dr. Fauci refused to be drawn into the fray, replying calmly that it didn’t even ‘deserve a comment.’