What If DeSantis Collapses?

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on March 5, 2023. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The news of the day—well, the other news of the day—is that one guy from Florida who’s starting to hit back at that other guy from Florida.

I use the term “hit” loosely.

Read Piers Morgan’s account of his new interview with Ron DeSantis and you’ll find him, true to tabloid form, straining mightily to sensationalize a few light jabs at Donald Trump. “A blistering attack” is how Morgan describes DeSantis’ comments in his introduction. Later he celebrates the governor for having “slammed” the leader of his party, then breathlessly pronounces the conversation “explosive” in his closing teaser about the video to come tomorrow.

Here’s the sort of blistering explosive-ness you’ll find in DeSantis’ quotes.

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