One of the reasons many Republican and independent voters alike are so attracted to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is his propensity to go bottom-line and say exactly what he thinks when he thinks it, in common-sense, everyday language, with zero sugar-coating tossed in to soften his message.
Desantis’s recent comments about San Francisco provide a perfect example.
During a discussion with supporters on Monday, the popular governor addressed concerns about whether new Florida residents from Democratic states could change the political demographics of the Sunshine State. As reported by The Washington Examiner, DeSantis assured the gathering that Florida has actually seen a greater surge in Republican voters than Democrat voters. As transcribed by The Examiner:
There is cause for concern because if you look at like Texas would have all these companies move from California over the years. So you’d have companies move from San Francisco to Austin and they’d bring hundreds of employees with them, and those employees would vote the exact same way they voted that turned San Franciso into the dumpster fire that it is.
And it’s like the leftism — they will not draw the connection between their leftist ideology and the destruction that’s all around them, and so it is a problem; because I do think there’s a class of voters who would come to Florida and they would continue to vote the same way.
And there it is.
ICYMI: Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) calls San Francisco a “dumpster fire” and expresses concern about Democrats moving to Florida:
“It is a problem because I do think there’s a class of voters who would come to Florida, and they would continue to vote the same way.” pic.twitter.com/BYcIvTydKY
— The Recount (@therecount) April 25, 2022
If there’s a more effective clip Republicans should play in campaign commercials across America to get out the vote for the midterm elections, I’m unaware of it. The 38-second clip effectively highlights the necessary urgency in light of the surge in far-left-wing ideology metastasizing throughout the country.
As noted by The Examiner, Desantis’s mention of Austin, specifically, was no doubt in reference to Elon Musk’s move of Tesla’s headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin last year. Now that Musk’s $44 billion bid to acquire Twitter has been approved by the social media giant’s board, there is speculation on whether he might as a result move Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters to Austin, as well. How fun would that be, watching left-wingers reduce themselves to even deeper pools of blubbering goo?
DeSantis also shared his encouragement over the number of Republicans continuing to move to Florida, which he called “significant.”
I’ve had more Republicans move into Florida than Democrats move into Florida, and so, that’s pretty significant. I think what that’s telling me is that people are very sensitive to the state governments that they live under. I think COVID opened a lot of people’s eyes because, literally, who your governor was, was the difference between your kid even being able to go to school at all.
The bottom line:
Amen, Governor. Think about the plight of conservatives living in California under Gavin Newsom. Or Oregonians dealing with Kate Brown, not to mention Michiganders putting up with the wingnut antics of Gretchen Whitmer. And the more I see of New York’s Kathy Hochul, the governor by default after LuvGuv Andrew Cuomo’s shenanigans finally caught up with him, I’m not sure New Yorkers don’t have it the worst of all.
If Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Texas Governor Greg Abbott have shown us anything, it’s that standing up to radical leftism, not only against liberals in their respective states but also to the disaster in the Oval Office, as well, pays yuuge dividends.
Not only for DeSantis and Abbott but most of all, for the good people of Florida and Texas.
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