Elon Musk suggests he may vote for Ron DeSantis in 2024
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk
'I supported Yang last time, but DeSantis has a better chance of winning.'

The ongoing mutual admiration society between businessman Elon Musk and Gov. Ron DeSantis continued Wednesday morning.

DeSantis was asked about what seemed like a Musk endorsement Tuesday at a press conference, and said that he was “focused on 2022.”

“But with Elon Musk, I would say: I welcome support from African Americans,” DeSantis said about the South African native entrepreneur, who is white.

This storyline heated up before dawn Wednesday when Musk, opining on potential presidential preferences in 2024, pointed out DeSantis as a possibility.

Asked who he was leaning toward on Twitter, he said “DeSantis.” He then said part of the argument was viability, pointing out that he “supported (Andrew) Yang last time, but DeSantis has a better chance of winning.”

The positive words for DeSantis come after the Governor praised Musk in various capacities.

In May, DeSantis gave a shoutout Musk’s comments about President Joe Biden relying on a teleprompter. DeSantis referenced “what Elon Musk said the other day” before quipping, “Whoever puts that stuff into the teleprompter is kind of who the President is.”

Musk musing on Biden had been widely reported on the right.

“The real President is whoever controls the teleprompter. The path to power is the path to the teleprompter,” Musk, the CEO of Tesla, said.

“I do feel like if somebody were to accidentally lean on the teleprompter, it’s going to be like Anchorman,” Musk said, referencing a movie character who absent-mindedly read anything written on a teleprompter.

DeSantis paid homage to Musk at that event amid an extended and otherwise familiar listing of grievances, including observations about gas prices going up as a “huge failure” of the Biden White House.

Musk has sounded the same inflationary warnings.

DeSantis also lauded Musk’s effort to acquire Twitter, suggesting Musk could “liberate” Twitter from being the government’s “agent of censorship.”

“I’m very supportive of what Elon Musk is doing,” DeSantis said, “because I think that platform has been used really as a tool to enforce narratives and to stifle dissent when it was born to be an open platform.”

A.G. Gancarski

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  • Impeach Biden

    June 15, 2022 at 9:35 am

    Of course he does. The richest man in the world is no dummy and like him most of us worldwide are completely aware of what a buffoon currently occupies the White House. Looking forward to November.

    • Frankie M.

      June 15, 2022 at 12:12 pm

      Sounds legit. DeSantis was a big fan of apartheid too.

      • Lee Russom

        June 15, 2022 at 5:29 pm

        After the war between the states, black rule was established in the South by 1867/68. In that tyme, black rule nearly bankrupted the South, saw the ruin of nearly all the Whites, left everything they touched in shambles.
        Same thing in south africa.

    • Bill

      June 15, 2022 at 12:31 pm

      Looking forward to November? Getting a little ahead of yourself there. He still has to win the primary in 2024 first and that’s years away yet.

      • Impeach Biden

        June 15, 2022 at 12:52 pm

        I’m referring to this November. You know when Pelosi losses her gavel. Whoever takes on Biden or the other idiot, Harris, will win handily in 2024.

        • Sister Mary Jane Snark, Cardinal Spellman Elementary

          June 15, 2022 at 2:08 pm

          Mister Impeach Biden, calling anyone “stupid” after failing to spell a simple word correctly makes you seem unqualified to render judgement on intelligence. “…when Pelosi losses her gavel”…really? Losses? Try “loses” next time. And hey, bless your heart.

          • Military Mama

            June 15, 2022 at 2:14 pm

            Its Mx Impeach Biden to you, loser

          • Impeach Biden

            June 15, 2022 at 3:24 pm

            Sorry Sister Mary. Yes I did misspell a word and yes Biden and Harris are still idiots / stupid.

    • Tony

      June 15, 2022 at 3:00 pm

      If you find yourself agreeing politically with billionaires, it’s because they’ve fooled you.

  • David in Shoreline

    June 15, 2022 at 1:30 pm

    Governor DeSantis is the best choice for Americans whether you are working class or an African American billionaire.

    • Military Mama

      June 15, 2022 at 2:16 pm

      Amen brother!

      • Impeach Biden

        June 15, 2022 at 3:21 pm

        I like you Military Mama.

    • Tony

      June 15, 2022 at 3:01 pm

      Lol republicans hate working people. That’s why Musk is GOP now. $$$

      • Impeach Biden

        June 15, 2022 at 6:03 pm

        How can you say that Tony. I’m a working man myself and I’m certainly a Republican.

      • Jerry

        June 15, 2022 at 6:52 pm

        Name one thing Biden or Democrats have done for working people the past 30 years….. NOTHING! They support unregulated immigration. They support shipping our jobs overseas. Now they are purposely raising energy prices to force Americans to conserve, but of course it’s the poor that will suffer the most.

        We got $5 a gallon gas. Supply shortages. The middle class is evaporating. Inflation is out of control. We are $30 trillion in debt. And Biden and Democrats keep sending tens of billions of dollars we don’t have to Ukraine.

        And you want to keep voting for this? Are you crazy?

        • joey

          June 15, 2022 at 9:23 pm

          Sicial security , Medicare, Medicaid , Obamacare, Over time pay all created by democrats. Can you mention what Republicans do for working people in the last 30 years? Trump tax cuts dont count that was for the 1%.

          • Tom

            June 16, 2022 at 9:10 pm

            Joey, get your history straight.
            S.S., Medicare and Medicaid were supported by some Repub. 50 to 90 yrs ago. Your digging deep pal.
            Yes, Obamacare was opposed.

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  • Earl Pitts American

    June 18, 2022 at 9:15 am

    Good Morning America,
    Elon the African American is having a grand old time jerking you lefties around. First he got your panties all wadded up resulting in serious painfull chaffing of you lefties nether regions with his entire “I’m going to buy Twitter, no wait maybe I wont’ thing.
    Now Elon’s got lefties screaming at the sky because “I might vote DeSantis” latest lefty jab.
    You lefties are such sensative, whiney, easly manipulated diaper babies as proven by Elon having such comedic sport with you.
    Who knows what Elon may do? Other than having sport with lefties which is really quite fun for normal majority Americans of all races, political affilations. genders, sexual procalivities, religions, ect…ect…ect…to watch. Thank you Elon. Carry on Sir!
    Thank You America,
    Earl Pitts American

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