Ron DeSantis presents ‘blueprint for success’ at Republican Jewish Coalition presidential cattle call
Ron DeSantis speaks to Republican Jewish Coalition on Nov. 19, 2022. Image via Twitter.

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'The job of a leader is not to stick your finger in the wind.'

At the first cattle call for 2024 presidential contenders, Gov. Ron DeSantis touted his record as a proven path to victory for other Republicans.

“What the election results in Florida show is that Florida really has a blueprint for success,” he said.

The Florida Governor, fresh off a landslide re-election, spoke at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual leadership summit in Las Vegas. He enjoyed a high-profile speaking slot on Saturday evening.

Fox News reports DeSantis received multiple standing ovations. With the particular audience in front of him in mind, DeSantis noted he performed exceptionally well with Jewish voters, according to exit polling.

“We won the highest share of the Jewish vote for any Republican candidate in Florida history,” DeSantis said.

He defeated Democrat Charlie Crist earlier this month by 19 percentage points, the most significant victory for any Republican Governor in Florida.

And he also spoke specifically about foreign policy issues in Israel, referencing a historic official trip he took to Israel in his first year as Governor.

DeSantis’ re-election campaign shared excerpts of the Vegas speech on social media, a notable act since DeSantis cannot seek re-election as Governor and has not officially announced he will run for President in 2024.

“We’re all about exercising leadership and delivering results for people that we represent,” DeSantis said. “I did not take any polls when I became Governor all the way through this entire term. The job of a leader is not to stick your finger in the wind and try to contort yourself to wherever public opinion may be trending on one given moment. No, the job of a leader is to set out a vision, to execute that vision, to show people that it’s the right vision and to deliver concrete results.

“When you do that, the people respond, and boy, on Nov. 8, did they ever respond.”

DeSantis was among several speakers at a three-day confab considered the first post-midterm assembly of prospects to challenge Democratic President Joe Biden in 2024. His name was notably the first listed on an e-vote to the event.

Former President Donald Trump, who already announced a bid for the White House last week, also spoke at the event. But he was a last-minute addition to the meeting’s list of guests.

Former South Carolina Governor and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke before DeSantis took the stage. Other expected speakers include former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

Jacob Ogles

Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg. His work has appeared nationally in The Advocate, Wired and other publications. Events like SRQ’s Where The Votes Are workshops made Ogles one of Southwest Florida’s most respected political analysts, and outlets like WWSB ABC 7 and WSRQ Sarasota have featured his insights. He can be reached at [email protected]


27 comments

  • PeterH

    November 20, 2022 at 3:46 pm

    Since Donald Trump’s win in 2016 there has been a significant increase in hate crime targeting Jewish Americans, Asians and the LGTQ communities.

    DeSantis carries the megaphone for hate groups!

    Republicans are America’s biggest problem!
    Vote all Republicans out of office!

    • Tom

      November 20, 2022 at 8:34 pm

      You spew ignorance and hate.
      Liar peter h. Gov Ron is a uniter.
      Carried Jewish vote. You are clueless. I told u all he would get 60%.
      Florida sunshine coalition landslide!
      America and people’s Gov., u losers.

    • Tom

      November 20, 2022 at 9:10 pm

      Demented.

      • Tom

        November 20, 2022 at 9:44 pm

        Not only are you demented you are a liar peter h. Despicable, scurrilous.
        60% landslide, Gov carried the Jewish vote you liar, hater. Florida sunshine coalition.

        • Joe Corsin

          November 20, 2022 at 10:56 pm

          Florida neanderthals love empty suits who do absolutely nothing but make rich people more rich. For everyone else, right wing propaganda and lies. Freedom for the rich and freedom t-shirts for the dumb dumbs.

          • Tom

            November 21, 2022 at 7:07 am

            Corsins canned replies from China bot central.

            Gov Ron carried Jewish vote in Florida, received over 15% of Dems voting. Carried multiple Dem counties. Florida sunshine coalition. Gov Ron, 60% landslide. Example for all.

            Hate, Idiocy continues from peter h., corsin and 5% haters.

    • just sayin

      November 21, 2022 at 8:27 am

      Speaking of bigotry, why exclude the B? They don’t fit into your little binary box?

    • Charlotte Greenbarg

      November 21, 2022 at 8:55 am

      The far left/Democrats are the Jewish community ‘s worst enemies. Peter H is an example of that. Lies, lies and more lies.

      • Tom

        November 21, 2022 at 9:51 am

        Correct Charlotte.

        I watched Govs presentation on C-span.

        Very well outlined, very positive.
        He explained in detail the success and accomplishments Florida has enjoyed. He was very well received.

        DeSantis is the “right stuff”, the time is now for him to offer himself to America. Do for America what you’ve accomplished for Florida!

        60% landslide is unheard of in electoral politics today. As he said, for the ages. Florida sunshine coalition.
        He has only begun to “fight” peter h.

        • Joe Corsin

          November 22, 2022 at 8:40 am

          You don’t know your balls from your azzhole you silly sub ape.

      • Tom

        November 21, 2022 at 9:51 am

        Correct Charlotte.

        I watched Govs presentation on C-span.

        Very well outlined, very positive.
        He explained in detail the success and accomplishments Florida has enjoyed. He was very well received.

        DeSantis is the “right stuff”, the time is now for him to offer himself to America. Do for America what you’ve accomplished for Florida!

        60% landslide is unheard of in electoral politics today. As he said, for the ages. Florida sunshine coalition.
        He has only begun to “fight” peter h.

        • Joe Corsin

          November 22, 2022 at 8:39 am

          You gonna get a kick in the face at the bar buddy you better believe it.

          • Joe Corsin

            November 23, 2022 at 12:32 am

            Hey Tom, it’s me again. I wanted to apologize for earlier, I got a little too heated. I still stand by what I said though, Ron Desantis is a vile racist! I think you should educate yourself by watching a great documentary, it’s called “Buck Breaking” by Tariq Nasheed and it perfectly illustrates what the far-right has been doing to the black population in this country.

          • Tom

            November 25, 2022 at 5:16 am

            You couldn’t kick your momma if she stole your blanket corsin. Shut your pie hole. You are a ignorant China Soros Manchurian bot.

            I owned you all season, 60% DeSantis landslide speaks for it self. Go visit chameleon at donkey pasture.

            DeSantis dominates the political landscape, Harris and Mayor Pete are losers, just like you, Elliot and Peter h.
            Enjoy, 60% Florida sunshine coalition.

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    November 20, 2022 at 3:55 pm

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    • Joe Corsin

      November 23, 2022 at 1:29 am

      Hey baby, I’m looking for some quick “replay” and persistent online interest if you know what I’m saying😏😏😏

      Please respond, I’m so lonely. I just want someone to talk to.

  • Mac Wiseman

    November 20, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    Its very difficult to comprehend any of my Jewish peoples support of the Democratic party candidates. Its like – what did that lady on The View say??? – oh yeah its like insects voting for bug spray.

  • marylou

    November 21, 2022 at 2:02 pm

    Instead of campaigning for president, Ron Desanctimonious should be enforcing laws that protect children in Florida: “DeSantis has declined to issue fines after over 14,000 violations of a sex trafficking law by Florida hotels and lodging establishments.

    The investigation published on Sunday by the Sun Sentinel found that 6,669 hotels and other lodging establishments had received 14,279 citations since a 2019 sex trafficking law required them to make modest changes to protect victims. In one case,The Plaza Hotel was cited five times after a 17-year-old girl was choked because she would not turn over all her earnings to her sex trafficker”. -rawstory.com/florida-trafficking-fines

    Desantis refuses to impose fines on any of these child trafficking enablers. DeSantis should be protecting our children, not law breakers’ profits.

    • Joe Corsin

      November 23, 2022 at 12:36 am

      Yeah Mary, I agree with you so much, you’re so smart haha! Has anyone ever told you how beautiful your eyes look haha? I don’t mean to be uncouth, it’s just that you’re smokin hot’ babe!! HAHAHA! Please don’t think I’m weird 🙁 I only post on here to get your attention. Please return my calls 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁

  • Yrral

    November 22, 2022 at 12:57 pm

    Wiseman,some Jews have even did worse thing ,by 10 of thousands of serving Hitler in his army,and Desantis support of Jewish Conspiracies, making Soros the Protocol of the Elders,Jews and right wing White Supremacists had never a good history Google Hitler Jewish Soldiers

    • Joe Corsin

      November 23, 2022 at 12:39 am

      AGREED! You should also google Buck Breaking by Tariq Nasheed. A brilliant documentary that shines light on this subject. It must be watched in full!

  • ERNESTO

    November 23, 2022 at 9:23 am

    WHILE THE USELESS OF DONALD J TRUMP IS CHARACTERIZED FOR CREATING CRAZY PHRASES, RON DESANTIS SHOWS HIMSELF AS A CREATOR OF FUTURISTIC PHRASES FOR SILLY CONSERVATIVES. WHAT A HORROR, 2 SCAMMERS REPRESENTING THE DESREPUBLICAN OR REPUBLINAZICANO PARTY.

    • Joe Corsin

      November 23, 2022 at 1:38 pm

      You are far-right bodysnatcher. Mutant!! BEGONE! Begone from this world. HISS! HISS!!!

  • marylou

    November 23, 2022 at 12:03 pm

    Jews are suing christian nationalist Desantis because his abortion ban violates their religious freedom.

    Ron wants all laws based on his own beliefs. UnAmerican. Unfit.

    • Elliott Offen

      November 23, 2022 at 1:41 pm

      I agree baby, maybe we can do a little de-stressing by hitting the sack, If you know what I mean. I’m certainly fit to give you a good time hehe! AWOOGA!!!

      • marylou

        November 23, 2022 at 1:50 pm

        Now now Elliott. I’m busy! And I still need time to process what happened last night. I had no idea a penis could be malformed in that fashion. I’m not ableist or anything, but I have to think about it. It was just so short and crooked….

      • marylou

        November 23, 2022 at 1:58 pm

        Not now Elliott. I’m busy. Besides, I still need time to process what happened last night. I’m not ableist or anything but when I looked under your pants…… It’s so terrible, I can’t even stand to think about it. I just need more time Elliott, I hope you understand. I just didn’t know it’s it could be so oily and crooked……

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