Tony Dungy Reacts To Critics Mad He Backed DeSantis’ Fatherhood Expense: ‘Obama Said the Same Points Almost Verbatim’

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NFL legend Tony Dungy, that as a celebrity gamer as well as coach exuded class and devotion, on Wednesday decreased doubters that struck him for showing up with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

The former head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts participated in a news conference at which DeSantis revealed the state was installing $70 million in its “Accountable Parenthood” program to fund programs in which community-based companies collaborate with men who have actually wandered away from their kids as well as households to reconnect, find work and sustain their youngsters monetarily and emotionally.

Dungy, that is included with the Florida-based pro-fatherhood job All Pro Father, spoke at the event concerning the demand for youngsters to have daddies in their lives, according to WJXT-TV.

“I had a dad who was around me all the time and supported me, and also I assumed everybody was like that,” he stated, according to WUSF-FM. “Then I reached my job, and the National Football League began interviewing our gamers, as well as I started to recognize not every person had that exact same true blessing that I had.”

Yet several leftists on social media sites attacked Dungy for appearing with DeSantis, whom they have actually condemned for supporting moms and dads’ rights legislation that outlaws discussions of gender identification in the earliest qualities.

Keith Olbermann, as an example, knocked the Hall of Famer as a “scams” and also a “fascist political prop.”

On Wednesday, Dungy claimed his focus is households, not national politics, and also noted that former Head of state Barack Obama used similar language to that used Wednesday when mentioning the demand for youngsters to have dads in their lives.

“2 days ago I talked in behalf of a Florida expense that supports dads & families and also it offended some people. 14 years ago Pres Obama said the very same points almost verbatim. I’m assuming people were outraged at him as well. I am serving the Lord so I’ll keep supporting dads and also households,” he claimed in a tweet.

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