DeSantis’ office says Rush Limbaugh flag tribute ignored by Palm Beach County in ‘petty’ move
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office is accusing Palm Beach County leadership of being “petty” this week after officials there defied his order to lower flags at half-staff in honor of the late conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh.
The county’s courthouse flags remained at full-staff Wednesday, ignoring a request DeSantis made on Tuesday directing its U.S. and Florida flags to be flown at half staff. He also ordered the town of Palm Beach and the State Capitol in Tallahassee to fly their flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday — and those flags were lowered.
“The lowering of flags should be a unifying gesture during solemn occasions, such as in remembrance of the young lives lost during the Parkland High School massacre or first responder line of duty…