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Ron Desantis

  1. tremendous content
    All of Ron DeSantis’s Crimes Against Good EtiquetteA list of alleged slights and rude behavior that may hamper DeSantis 2024, from sloppy pudding eating to (possibly) kicking Tucker Carlson’s dog.
  2. early and often
    Iowa-Obsessed DeSantis Is Tanking in Other Early StatesNew polls from New Hampshire and South Carolina offer bad news for the one-time powerhouse.
  3. life after roe
    Trump Isn’t Moderating on Abortion, He’s Just Shifting TacticsBy criticizing six-week state limits, Trump is acknowledging that abortion bans are unpopular and returning to incrementalism on the issue.
  4. tremendous content
    ‘Where’s Melania?’ Banner Is a Low-Energy Trump TauntThe only shocking thing about the attack on Trump at the Iowa college-football game is that one of his rivals thought it would humiliate him.
  5. the national interest
    Republicans Attacking Trump As ‘Unelectable’ Is Just So PatheticIt’s not only weak, it’s not even true.
  6. parental rights
    School Vouchers Are Dysfunctional by DesignFlorida’s program pays for theme-park trips and big-screen TVs.
  7. u.s. history
    Was American Slavery Uniquely Evil?We don’t need to minimize the barbarity of premodern forms of slavery to advance racial justice in America.
  8. name games
    Don’t Say Gay, or He, or She, or TheyFlorida schools under DeSantis are in a panic over pronouns.
  9. gun violence
    A White Gunman Killed 3 Black People in JacksonvilleThe 21-year-old killer who police say “hated Black people” died by suicide after the attack at a Dollar General.
  10. the national interest
    What I Got Wrong About DeSantis vs. TrumpThe personality cult is even cultier than I had thought.
  11. politics
    DeSantis Booed and Heckled at Vigil for Jacksonville VictimsThe Florida governor was not warmly received by a crowd mourning the racist shooting in Jacksonville over the weekend.
  12. memes
    Ron DeSantis’s Smile Meme Is Going SupernovaThe haunting image of his forced smile at the debate is still in everyone’s head.
  13. trump georgia indictment
    The Mug Shot, the Tweet, and Trump’s Return to Prime TimeAt the Fulton County Jail, the opening bell for the 2024 presidential race was rung.
  14. vision 2024
    Who Won (and Lost) the First Republican DebateIt was a good night for Ron DeSantis and a bad one for your grandchildren.
  15. republican debate
    34 Things You Missed at the First Republican DebateThe candidates danced around Trump, called for invading Mexico, and ganged up on Vivek Ramaswamy. Here are the highs and lows.
  16. republican presidential debates
    3 Things at Stake in the First GOP Primary DebateEven with Donald Trump offstage, the showdown in Milwaukee could change the trajectory of the 2024 campaign.
  17. poll position
    What the Polls Say Today: Trump Still Riding High in IowaA long-awaited Iowa poll from Ann Selzer shows Trump maintaining a strong lead in the state that will vote first. DeSantis is down but not out.
  18. early and often
    DeSantis Targeting Ramaswamy in Debate a Sure Sign He’s LosingDebate strategy memos say DeSantis should defend Trump and hammer Ramaswamy, singling out his Hindu faith. It’s a recipe for defeat.
  19. past is prologue
    Ron DeSantis Is Turning Into Scott Walker, FastHe may be one bad debate performance away from a similar demise.
  20. early and often
    Trump Rules Iowa State Fair Without Eating a Single Corn DogAt the obligatory campaign stop, Trump showed he isn’t running for president like the rest of the GOP field; he’s running as president.
  21. education
    The Latest Battle in the Conservative War on the American MindFar-right trustees at the New College of Florida are trying to ban gender studies.
  22. early and often
    Another Campaign Shake-up Not a Good Sign for DeSantisThe once-mighty DeSantis campaign is looking like an Iowa-centric long shot.
  23. early and often
    DeSantis Says Trump Rigged the 2020 Election for BidenHe has figured out how to placate “rigged election” believers without helping his rival.
  24. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis Renounces Trump’s Craziest Election LieAt least he admits the Venezuelans didn’t steal the election.
  25. early and often
    Newsom and DeSantis Give Each Other the Attention They CraveThe California and Florida governors both need ways to stay in the spotlight. Savaging each other is what they do best.
  26. trump indicment
    Conservatives: Punishing Coup Leaders Is AuthoritarianDoes holding a presidential candidate accountable for trying to end American democracy imperil American democracy?
  27. life after roe
    Abortion Extremist DeSantis Gets Attacked by Abortion ExtremistsHe signed a draconian six-week ban for Florida but has run afoul of activists by refusing to back a national ban.
  28. early and often
    DeSantis and Black Republicans Struggle Over Anti-Anti-Racism MovementWhen he criticizes the Black Republican validators of the GOP’s racial righteousness as woke, DeSantis is playing with fire.
  29. poll position
    A Major New Poll Shows How Badly Anti-Trump Republicans Are DoingA highly representative survey with tons of data shows how strong the 45th president’s grip remains.
  30. early and often
    Tim Scott May Overtake the Slumping Ron DeSantis. If He Does, What Then?For the first time, there’s a chance someone will displace DeSantis as Trump’s top 2024 opponent. If it’s Tim Scott, will he finally make enemies?
  31. early and often
    The DeSantis ‘Reboot’ Could Work Like McCain’s — or Bomb Like Jeb’sThe Florida governor will need a lot of luck to make this a repeat of McCain’s 2008 comeback, not Bush’s 2016 defeat.
  32. early and often
    Pence Raps DeSantis for Boosting ‘Pro-Abortion’ RFK Jr.DeSantis tried to own the libs by joking about inflicting the anti-vaxxer on the CDC or FDA. Old-school culture warriors like Pence weren’t laughing.
  33. early and often
    DeSantis Is Losing His Electability Advantage Over TrumpThe DeSantis campaign has been making aggressive assertions that he’d do better against Joe Biden. Polls show GOP voters don’t buy it.
  34. poll position
    Polls Show DeSantis Really Does Need a RebootDeSantis still trails Trump a lot nationally, and now he’s showing some potentially fatal weaknesses in the early states as rivals creep up on him.
  35. early and often
    What the Most Diverse GOP Primary Ever Says About the GOPDespite some new faces, not a lot has changed.
  36. early and often
    DeSantis Blames 2024 Woes on Media Sabotage. That’s Delusional.The governor claims liberal media elites are creating a negative narrative because they fear him winning the nomination. Too bad that makes no sense.
  37. the national interest
    DeSantis Finally Takes Real Questions, But He Won’t Answer ThemIt’s a start.
  38. early and often
    Don’t Write Off Ron DeSantis Just YetThe Florida governor is definitely struggling. But unless Trump really takes off or another rival emerges, he’s got time to recover.
  39. tremendous content
    Murdoch Begins to Suspect DeSantis Is Actually a ‘Loser’The Murdoch media empire spent months hyping Ron DeSantis as the man who could beat Trump. But after a bumbling start, the mogul is souring on him.
  40. early and often
    Ron DeSantis Is One Step From DisasterHaving gained no real ground against Trump in the last year, the Florida governor needs to beware of several pitfalls that could kill his candidacy.
  41. never meet your heroes
    Peaky Blinders Team Doesn’t Want Tommy Shelby Repping Ron DeSantisThe creative team behind the show issued a statement Wednesday disavowing the use of their guy in a Ron DeSantis ad.
  42. impeachment
    Trump Allies in Congress Try to Erase His Two ImpeachmentsElise Stefanik and Marjorie Taylor Greene want to “expunge” Donald Trump’s impeachments from the record.
  43. early and often
    DeSantis Continues Race to Right With Criminal-Justice Reform VetoThe Florida governor doesn’t even pretend to care about anything other than signaling that he’s the meanest Republican running for president.
  44. tremendous content
    Donald Trump’s Nasty Ron DeSantis Nicknames, RankedTrump has been workshopping his DeSantis nicknames, floating “Meatball Ron,” “Tiny D,” and “Ron DeSanctimonious.” Here’s some constructive feedback.
  45. early and often
    DeSantis 2024’s Bad Start in New Hampshire Could Prove FatalThe governor needs to beat Trump in one of the two first states. The huge GOP field hurts him in Iowa, and he’s already stumbling in New Hampshire.
  46. early and often
    DeSantis Joins Trump’s Call to End Birthright CitizenshipThe two 2024 Republican front-runners are promising to deny citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants.
  47. early and often
    DeSantis Is Trying to Out-Trump Trump. It’s Not Working.Like Ted Cruz in 2016, DeSantis is running as the true conservative alternative to the front-runner. If it doesn’t win Iowa for him, he’s doomed.
  48. vision 2024
    Trump’s Legal Woes Aren’t Bad Enough for the GOP’s Own GoodThe federal indictment has rendered Trump a weaker general-election candidate but done little to aid his primary rivals.
  49. early and often
    Trump and DeSantis Are on a Mission to Destroy the Civil ServiceThe Republican 2024 front-runners plan to bring back the “spoils system” and fill the government with loyal conservative appointees.
  50. talk valentina
    The Star of Pride 2023? Clarabelle CowShe stays winning (in a throuple with Goofy and Horace Horsecollar)!
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