Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Deems WWE An "Essential Business"

It's interesting to see what certain people consider to be "essential businesses" nowadays...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has upset quite a few Floridians by signing a memo which names the WWE an essential business, meaning the organization can continue work/filming during the coronavirus shutdowns and stay-at-home orders.

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Governor DeSantis has also received nationwide backlash as cases of COVID-19 spread rapidly in the state of Florida but he chose to drag his feet over issuing a stay-at-home order for the state. The memo, signed on Thursday but not released to the public until Monday, also deems "professional sports and media" with a national audience as essential.

Check out more of the story via ESPN.

How do you feel about it? Should the WWE be considered an essential business?

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