It’s Ron DeSantis’ Party Now As Trump Picks Flounder

Republican gubernatorial candidate for Florida Ron DeSantis walks onstage during an election night watch party at the Convention Center in Tampa, Florida, on November 8, 2022. - Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who has been tipped as a possible 2024 presidential candidate, was projected as one of the early winners of the night in Tuesday's midterm election. (Photo by Giorgio VIERA / AFP) (Photo by GIORGIO VIERA/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • It turned out to be a Red Puddle. Of blood.
  • With multiple omelets’ worth of eggs spread across the faces of the masters of the Grand Old Party – and especially its most recent occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue – one recalls the lament of legendary Yankee manager Casey Stengel when he was demoted to babysitting the then-expansion crosstown Mets: “Can’t anyone here play this game?”
  • Because after Tuesday’s bloodbath – everywhere but in his state – more than ever, the GOP is Ronald Dion DeSantis’ party now.

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