- As the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
- DeSantis could have taken a hint from his former leader and stepped down a golden escalator somewhere.
- Instead, thousands of people watched to see the stream of his election campaign announcements crash and burst into flames.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis learned something the hard way Wednesday night. He said, “If it ain’t broken, don’t fix it.”
In an attempt to redo the presidential campaign announcement, DeSantis and his team chose to take the opportunity to join Elon Musk’s Twitter Spaces.
It’s unclear why DeSantis’ camp chose to use Twitter Spaces as the platform of choice during what is perhaps the most pivotal moment in DeSantis’ career to date. Perhaps it was Mr. Musk’s 2am livestream? – yes, A Twitter owner tested a ‘new mic’, laughing hysterically and bombarding listeners with fart sounds..
For whatever reason, the stream crashed multiple times over a 20 minute period. And when Musk’s team finally managed to get the stream working, DeSantis had to skim through his announcement, at least for some of his Twitter users.
“We have to bring sanity back to our country,” DeSantis said after announcing his candidacy, adding that “merit must triumph over identity politics.” This pun didn’t go unnoticed.
But what can you say about former President Donald Trump? Back in 2015, at least, he knew that down the golden escalator was a safer way to start his campaign. nevertheless, Washington Post It reported that the Trump campaign may have hired actors to support his descent.
In November 2022, President Trump chose the safe “golden Florida ballroom” option surrounded by loyal supporters. It’s boring, but at least I wasn’t getting cut off dozens of times on social media livestreams during my presidential campaign announcement.
And did Trump smell blood in the water?
“Desanctimonias raised much of the money during his run for gubernatorial, but theoretically it can’t be spent on the current ‘escape,’ and before the poll numbers plummet — and whoops! !) I’m depressed!” Trump Posted on Truth Social Mr. Musk and Mr. DeSantis worked hard to make it happen on the Twitter space.
And Trump did not resign minutes after Mr. DeSantis announced his candidacy. one – but two A video attacking his former apprentice.
“Established politicians in Washington love to talk about how they can be more like Donald Trump,” Trump said in his narration for the second video. “There’s only one person who can make America great again — from day one — so why settle for Trump’s crooks?”
A Trump spokesperson told an insider that DeSantis was “glitchy. Technical issues. Uncomfortable silence. Launch completely failed. And that’s the candidate!” .
Well then, welcome to the boring primaries. Fasten your seat belt.