However, Weingarten reacted to the story by taking it to a whole new level.
"Disgusting. Millions of Floridians are going to die for Ron DeSantis’ ignorance and he’s choosing to profit from it. He doesn’t care about Floridians; he cares about furthering his own cruel agenda," Weingarten tweeted.
The American Federation of Teachers leader caught the attention of many critics on Twitter, particularly for her claim that "millions" of Floridians will die under DeSantis.
"Hyperbole much?" The Week columnist Damon Linker asked.
"In education, we emphasize backing up claims with evidence. Please explain how you got to ‘millions’ or that his ignorance is responsible for them," Red State senior editor Joe Cunningham told Weingarten.