Ron DeSantis hasn’t announced that he’s running for president, but that hasn’t stopped Trump from attacking the Florida governor as if he is.
This is all despite the firestorm Trump is facing from those on the left, who are grasping at every straw to finally get him behind bars.
DeSantis sat down with Piers Morgan at the governor’s mansion in Tallahassee, Florida, yesterday to discuss a potential run and react to the latest commentary coming from the left’s favorite boogeyman.
Piers asks DeSantis if he could beat Biden, and DeSantis responds, “I think so.” To which Piers then asks, “So you’re running?”
DeSantis coyly responds, “I didn’t say that.”
Piers then asks DeSantis what his favorite nickname is that Trump has given him: “Ron DeSanctimonious” or “Meatball Ron.”
DeSantis says, “I don’t know how to spell DeSanctimonious, I don’t really know what it means, but you know, I kind of like it. It’s long, it’s got a lot of vowels. I mean, so we’ll go with that.”
He continues, “You can call me whatever you want, as long as you also call me a winner. Because that’s what we’ve been able to do in Florida, is put a lot of points on the board and take the state to the next level.”
According to Dave Rubin, Trump was even workshopping these nicknames by literally bringing a bunch of people together to brainstorm them.
Rubin points out that the nicknames just aren’t working any more. What people really want is competency. And DeSantis has proved that he is incredibly competent.
The world is not even close to being the way it was when Trump was first elected. After Biden’s disastrous few years, it’s in far worse shape, and calling political opponents names like “Little Marco” or “Lyin’ Ted” just doesn’t cut it any more.
People want a free country, not a country divided by childish nicknames.
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