Monday, July 30, 2018

Congrats to Florida Rep. Ron DeSantis on the creepiest ad of the year

Posted By on Mon, Jul 30, 2018 at 1:20 PM

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Ron DeSantis, a Florida congressman running for governor endorsed by President Donald Trump, released an ad this morning reminding voters that his Trump endorsement is now eating his entire brain.

The 30-second clip, which is narrated by his wife, Casey, shows DeSantis doing very normal "amazing dad" things, like teaching toddlers how to keep Mexicans out of the living room and reading catchphrases from The Art of the Deal, whose author has publicly said Trump is "incapable of reading a book, much less writing one."
Not featured in the ad is DeSantis reading to his kids about how some children in this country are currently separated from their parents and living in baby concentration camps.

The Democratic Governors Association responded to Desantis' creepy ad this afternoon with the following statement:
"Ron DeSantis’ latest television ad confirms the Republican primary will be solely determined by who has the fiercest commitment to President Trump. The challenges Florida’s families face barely register on the list of priorities either candidate wants to discuss. Instead, it’s been replaced with statements, interviews, and ads that represent the cult-like fervor that has swept over the Republican party, even when President Trump’s policies are hurting Floridians. It would be sad if it wasn’t so pathetic."
The ad comes just one day before Desantis' Tuesday rally in Tampa with Trump.

On an extremely related note, today is the deadline to register to vote in Florida's upcoming primary. So, you may want to check your voting status, or get registered right away.

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