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Ron Desantis

  1. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis’s Reverse Freedom Ride Allegedly Violated Law in Two StatesDefrauding migrants and misappropriating state funds.
  2. what we know
    Martha’s Vineyard Migrants Leave Island As Outrage at DeSantis GrowsThe dozens of migrants now have temporary shelter at a military base in Cape Cod.
  3. early and often
    What Happens When a Party Rejects Humanity?Republicans like Ron DeSantis are unleashing forces that can’t be put back in a box.
  4. the national interest
    DeSantis Tries to Prove Liberals Hate Immigrants As Much As He Does, FailsBorrowing a tactic from the White Citizens’ Councils.
  5. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis’s Florida Is Where Free Speech Goes to DieThe governor once again shows he’s far more illiberal than the “woke” left he vilifies.
  6. the inside game
    The Super-High-Stakes 2022 Race No One Is Talking AboutCharlie Crist has been Florida governor before. He thinks he can win again, toppling Ron DeSantis and sending the GOP into chaos in the process.
  7. the national interest
    Without Media Accountability, Republicans Will Govern Like a One-Party StateWhat happens when Republicans shut out independent media.
  8. early and often
    Why Republicans Stopped Talking to the Press“I just don’t see the point,” said an adviser to a GOP presidential aspirant.
  9. the national interest
    What If Trump’s Fixation on 2020 Is His Best Strategy to Win Next Time?The idea that Trump’s big lie is hurting himself is a convenient myth.
  10. early and often
    Trump Is Losing Ground to DeSantis in Poll After PollThe Florida governor’s 2024 hopes look more realistic by the day.
  11. the national interest
    Christopher Rufo Foments a School-Rape PanicThe right’s boy wonder finds a new cause.
  12. the national interest
    Why Ron DeSantis Can Beat Trump in 2024The party is deciding, and the voters are getting the message.
  13. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Is the Only Governor to Oppose Vaccinating KidsNo, he doesn’t just oppose mandates.
  14. early and often
    Democrats Have Given Elon Musk No Choice But to Support Ron DeSantisThe world’s richest person, who now votes Republican, is kicking Andrew Yang to the curb in 2024.
  15. conservative extremism
    How Much Does Trump Still Matter to the GOP?In the eyes of his party, Trump may have already served his purpose.
  16. don’t say gay
    Florida Could Be Cleaning Up DeSantis’s Disney Mess for Years to ComeThe law ending Disney’s special tax district looks like it will spike taxes in nearby counties to pay off a billion-dollar bond.
  17. don’t say gay
    Florida Republicans Are One Step Closer to Punishing DisneyThe state legislature has passed a law to strip the company of major tax advantages for opposing the GOP’s Don’t Say Gay bill.
  18. the national interest
    In DeSantis’s Banana Republic, Corporations Must Support the PartyOrbanism is Florida.
  19. politics
    DeSantis Won’t Let Disney Sit Out the Culture WarThe Florida governor’s move to punish Disney for its alleged “wokeness” marks a major shift in GOP tactics.
  20. the national interest
    Why Republicans Are Smearing Everyone As Pedophiles NowConspiracy theories work on different levels.
  21. the national interest
    DeSantis’s Threats to Disney Is What Post-Trump Authoritarianism Looks Like“Special treatment” as long as you support the government.
  22. just asking questions
    Kara Swisher: Disney’s CEO ‘Doesn’t Have Any Mistakes Left’After a lukewarm response to Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law, the House of Mouse is being attacked from all sides.
  23. the national interest
    The Last Defense of DeSantis’s Anti-Vaccine Campaign Goes Poof“But the state has a good vaccination rate!” Nope.
  24. politics
    Is Ron DeSantis the Future of Trumpism?The greatest threat to Donald Trump’s hold on the Republican Party may be his Florida neighbor.
  25. politics
    The ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Is Even Worse Than It SoundsFor one thing, schools would practically be forced to out LGBTQ+ students.
  26. politics
    Florida to Defy CDC, Says No COVID Vaccine for KidsFlorida is the first state to counter the CDC by recommending that healthy children over the age of 5 not receive the COVID vaccine.
  27. politics
    Trump and CPAC Had a Different War on Their MindsUkraine was mostly a side note at the annual conservative conference, where speakers were mainly vying to be America’s top culture warriors.
  28. politics
    DeSantis Could Be Haunted by Florida’s ‘Generous’ Abortion BanThe governor is backing a 15-week abortion ban, which Republicans are billing as a compromise. But his strategy could anger the party’s extremists.
  29. politics
    Is Trump Losing His Base? New Poll Suggests Otherwise.Talk about Ron DeSantis displacing Trump is very premature and perhaps another sign of the perpetual underestimation of the 45th president.
  30. politics
    Trump Thinks DeSantis Owes Him EverythingIf the Sunshine State ingrate aspires to a political destiny independent of Trump, the former president will give him the Brian Kemp treatment.
  31. the national interest
    DeSantis 2024: If You Think Trump Was Too Honest and Sane About COVIDThe Florida governor sets up a contrast to Trump’s right on the pandemic.
  32. politics
    DeSantis Enlists Litigious Parents for Anti-Woke CrusadeThe governor is pushing a bill modeled after the Texas abortion law that would let parents sue districts that teach critical race theory.
  33. the national interest
    ‘Normal’ Republican Ron DeSantis Wants to Lock Up Anthony FauciBeing a less deranged authoritarian than Trump is a low bar.
  34. politics
    Trump’s 2024 Veepstakes Is Already Under WayThe former president will probably choose someone unlikely to burnish his own self-image of indispensability as his next running mate.
  35. the national interest
    DeSantis Spokesperson Suggests Rothschilds Plotted to Impose Vaccine PassportIt was the obvious next step after the space lasers.
  36. the national interest
    Conservatives Are Giving Ron DeSantis the Trump TreatmentDefend the imaginary version, ignore the real thing.
  37. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Goes All In on Vaccine SkepticismNo more playing coy.
  38. politics
    Audit Fever Is Now Spreading to States Trump Easily WonTrump supporters are skeptical about the integrity of our elections, and they’re starting to devour their own.
  39. politics
    DeSantis and the Agony of the Anti-Anti-Anti-Vaxx RepublicanThe GOP-elite darling tries to walk a careful line, and falls off.
  40. covid-19
    Biden Leaps Into Fight With Republican Governors Over School Mask MandatesThough the dispute will wind up in court, the administration is using some creative ideas to stop GOP leaders from blocking mask mandates.
  41. the national interest
    A New Variant of COVID Denialism Has EmergedThe Republicans’ pathogenic party line.
  42. covid-19
    Ron DeSantis Takes His Hatred of Mask Mandates to a New LevelOn Monday, the governor threatened to withhold the salaries of school administrators who impose them.
  43. politics
    What Other Deadly Things Will Ron DeSantis Joke About?Florida’s governor used COVID as an icebreaker at a conservative conference. Here are some alternatives.
  44. vision 2024
    Is Sarah Huckabee Sanders Already Auditioning for Vice-President?It’s one theory for why she’s running a savage culture-war campaign for Arkansas governor. The others are scarier.
  45. politics
    DeSantis Reveals What Critical Race Theory Hysteria Is All AboutIt’s about punishing speech.
  46. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Forces Cruise Ships to Take Unvaccinated PassengersRemember when denying wedding cakes to gay people was about freedom?
  47. gop
    Trump’s Chances for the 2024 Nomination Are Stronger Than You Might ThinkIn retrospect, no one in the GOP has really laid a glove on the 45th president since he started running in 2015.
  48. games
    States Are Starting to Fix the NCAA — For the Wrong ReasonsCompetition, not morality, is driving legislation that allows college athletes to make some money.
  49. politics
    DeSantis Signs Voting Restrictions Into Law in Fox News ‘Exclusive’The Florida governor turned the enactment of yet another restrictive Republican voting measure into a segment on Fox & Friends.
  50. conservatism
    GOP Stands Up to ‘Cancel Culture’ by Criminalizing DissentRepublicans believe that corporations opposing conservative causes undermines civil liberties, but governments criminalizing protest does not.
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