Nikki Fried says Ron DeSantis fulfilled a MAGA ‘wish list’ during 2023 Session
Ron DeSantis and Nikki Fried.

DeSantis Fried
'Floridians are being steamrolled by DeSantis’ extreme "Florida blueprint."'

The Sine Die hankie drop is imminent, but Florida Democrats aren’t happy with the last 60 days.

Central among them is the Chair of the party.

Nikki Fried is fulminating about a Session that fulfilled Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “wish list,” an “extreme MAGA agenda” that Democrats could not meaningfully stop given GOP supermajorities in both chambers.

“In order to shore up his presidential campaign, Ron DeSantis used Florida’s Legislative Session the last few months to push an extreme MAGA agenda at the expense of finding real solutions to the issues that Floridians are facing,” Fried fretted.

“DeSantis got his wish list, including a more extreme abortion ban, a law that could make it easier for criminals to carry guns and a helping hand to the insurance companies who are crushing Florida homeowners with skyrocketing rates. Floridians are being steamrolled by DeSantis’ extreme ‘Florida blueprint,’ and working families are footing the bill,” Fried added.

The Democrats offered a video complete with newscasters reporting on the Legislature’s actions in somber tones, with clips reinforcing the narrative in Fried’s quote.

In Bay County Thursday, DeSantis took a victory lap about the “really good stuff happening this year in the state of Florida,” touting legislation beyond the six-week abortion ban and permitless gun carry laws Fried referenced.

“If you look just this week, I signed bills to put fentanyl dealers who market to children and put it in candy, they get life in prison now. We also have bail, to say, we’re not going to get rid of cash bail like New York does. In fact, we’re going to handcuff some of these judges who are releasing people,” DeSantis said.

DeSantis also noted he signed legislation that would make “pedophiles raping children under 12” eligible for the death penalty, a crackdown on “ESG,” and other items that may not have been possible if Democrats had been in a position to resist meaningfully.

We’ve reached out to DeSantis’ office for comments on Fried’s statement.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • Billy the Bamboozler McClure

    May 5, 2023 at 10:02 am

    It’s a right wing totalitarian religious police state. All fine and dandy until you or one of your kids becomes pregnant and can’t get an abortion or ends up in one of Ron’s concentration camps.

  • Liberal Lunatic

    May 5, 2023 at 10:02 am

    Nikki Fried should be deported to 9nemof the liberal enclaves out West. That’s where her people are. The Tik Tok, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook zombies. She, like the rest of them contribute nothing to society. Oh and Nikki, take the fake scientist with you as well. I think she is looking to leave anyway since her son has threatened the school he attends. Boy the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.🤣

    • Elliott Offen

      May 5, 2023 at 11:27 am

      👆 Report this neo fascist troll to Florida Politics. Kids could be exposed to the harmful neo nazi terrorist propaganda.

      • Liberal Lunatic

        May 5, 2023 at 11:30 am

        My sub ape friend that supports nuts like Rebekah Jones and her teenage kid that threatens his school. I wonder what kind of kid her “love child” will be? Think dad got an “A” in her class? How about Fried’s crazy boyfriend? Is he still slapping her around?

        • Elliott Offen

          May 5, 2023 at 1:54 pm

          👆 Supports the neo nazi MAGGOT agenda.. shovel money to the rich and let AI replace every job possible… slavery and feudalism for everyone else. Also, crushing far right police state.. religious law. Vanilla ISIS..

  • It's Complicated

    May 5, 2023 at 3:31 pm

    I’m not going to name call, because that is a clear indication one has no cogent argument or rational case to make.

    I sincerely appreciate that Nikki Fried is aggressively putting the Democratic agenda out in front of the people. Saves the GOP the time, trouble, and money required to publicize the Democratic agenda, LOL!

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