Second-Guessing the Second-Guessing

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a campaign rally on June 26, 2023, in Eagle Pass, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

When a strategy is failing, it’s natural to assume that a different strategy would succeed.

Natural but silly. For us pessimists, snug in the bosom of despair, not every problem has a solution. If you’re in a jam and can’t see a way out, consider the possibility that there isn’t one.

Fatalism isn’t a happy philosophy but it does mesh nicely with the reality that life isn’t fair and people (fine, most people) are terrible.

Which brings us to today’s subject: It’s officially bedwetting season for Ron DeSantis 2024.

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