Column: Shooting the Starting Pistol at Ron DeSantis

December 2nd, 2022 5:46 AM

New York Times opinion writer Frank Bruni wrote a piece describing DeSantis as an “optical illusion,” that “geyser of gibberish” Elon Musk seems fond of him. “Magnates like Musk typically cling to the moment’s shiniest toys, and DeSantis, fresh off his re-election, is a curiously gleaming action figure.” Bruni’s spitting nails at the idea that Musk could find him “sensible and…

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Scarborough Suggests DeSantis Attacking The Media Proves He Is Sexist

December 1st, 2022 11:48 AM

MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and the rest of the Morning Joe cast clearly feels threatened by the possibility of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis launching a 2024 presidential campaign because Scarborough is already suggesting his attacks on the media are sexist.

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DeSantis SLAMS Apple as ‘Vassal’ of CCP for Crushing Free Speech

November 29th, 2022 3:41 PM

“[Apple] is providing aid and comfort to the CCP.” Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) slammed Apple for kowtowing to the Chinese communist government while simultaneously trying to squash free speech in America by potentially banning Twitter from the App Store.

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On Fox, Jonathan Swan Says Republicans 'Still Fear' Criticizing Trump

November 27th, 2022 2:20 PM

On Fox News Sunday, Jonathan Swan, who is about to move from Axios to the New York Times, says that "there actually haven't been that many prominent Republicans who have come out against Trump" in the wake of his dinner with white nationalist Nick Fuentes.  Swan says, "there is still a fear among Republicans, even ones who want to oppose him potentially in 2024, that Trump still commands a…

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PBS Blames DeSantis, 'Right-Wing Influencers' For Colorado Shooting

November 23rd, 2022 12:08 PM

A Thursday interview of Equality Florida press secretary Brandon Wolf by PBS Amanpour and Company’s Hari Sreenivasan was taped before the revelation that the Colorado Springs shooter identifies as non-binary, but that is not an excuse for blaming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and “right-wing influencers” for motivating others to commit or threaten to commit acts of violence.

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HUH? MSNBC Declares DeSantis Won Due To Gerrymandering

November 19th, 2022 12:03 PM

Voto Latino's Maria Teresa Kumar guest hosted Saturday’s edition of Velshi on MSNBC and declared that a key reason Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won re-election is because he gerrymandered the state. The fact that you can’t gerrymander a statewide office made no difference to Kumar.

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MSNBC: GOP a 'Narco-Cartel,' Trying to Turn DeSantis into 'New Jesus'

November 19th, 2022 10:24 AM

On Friday’s The ReidOut, MSNBC’s Joy Reid did not take the news well that the incoming House GOP majority will conduct investigations into Hunter Biden with panelist Stuart Stevens alleging such a move proves the party is akin to a “narco-cartel.” Meanwhile, Reid also accused Evangelicals in the party of trying to make Gov. Ron DeSantis “the new Jesus.”

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Morning Joe Gloats at Megadonors Ditching 'Loser' Trump, Like They Did

November 17th, 2022 4:12 PM

Morning Joe gloats over reports of a number of Donald Trump's previous megadonors announcing that they will no longer support him. While repeatedly describing Trump as a "loser," the panel also paints Ron DeSantis as a viable alternative for donors and the Republican establishment. 

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Meyers Wonders Which 'A******' Will Win 2024 GOP Primary

November 17th, 2022 10:00 AM

Wednesday marked the eighth say since Election Day 2022, but NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers used it to get an early start on his 2024 commentary. Regarding a possible Donald Trump versus Ron DeSantis primary, Meyers admitted he did not know which “ass[bleep]” would win, but he was looking forward to the entertainment of it all.

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Late Night Celebrates Dem Wins While Mourning GOP's

November 16th, 2022 10:35 AM

On Monday’s edition of The Late Show, NBC’s Seth Meyers admitted that he sees his show as an avenue to advance progressive priorities. On Tuesday, he backed that claim up by turning to writer Amber Ruffin to celebrate Democratic election wins while mourning victories for the GOP.

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MSNBC: 'White Christian Nationalist' DeSantis Believes God Chose Him

November 13th, 2022 8:40 PM

On Sunday night’s American Voices on MSNBC, host Alicia Menendez and his panel of left wing radicals attempted to smear Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis as a “white Christian nationalist” whose religious beliefs “see[p] into his governance” of the state of Florida. 

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CNN Professor Sneers at GOP: Don't Expect DeSantis to Save You!

November 13th, 2022 4:20 PM

On Sunday’s CNN Newsroom, host Fredricka Whitfield brought on Allan Lichtman, a left-wing history professor from American University to smear the Republican Party as being “out of step” and suggesting the GOP is on the verge of extinction by saying “this may be their last chance to revamp the party.” After the disappointing electoral performance Republicans had on Tuesday, there has…

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Sharpton: DeSantis As Bad As Trump, Banning Books and 'Anti-LGBTQ'

November 12th, 2022 11:05 PM

On Friday's Deadline: White House, MSNBC host Al Sharpton predicted Donald Trump is toast and he knows it, that he'll take an "exit ramp" and ultimately not run in 2024. Then, like most liberals this week, he suggested Gov. Ron DeSantis was worse. 

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MSNBC Warns of DeSantis Implementing Fox's 'Autocratic System' Goal

November 12th, 2022 1:20 PM

Is there something about being a historian on cable news that makes you say absurd things? History Prof. Ruth Ben-Ghiat joined the Saturday edition of Velshi on MSNBC to warn that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, or whoever “Fox News and Murdoc and the GOP elites” support intend to install an autocracy that will make it easier to wage coups. Meanwhile, the election results were said to…