Ron DeSantis contends Casey DeSantis should be on ‘fashion magazine’ covers
Casey DeSantis

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'If she were a Democrat, she'd be on every fashion magazine.'

Gov. Ron DeSantis is fuming over media framing of Florida’s First Lady.

Recent reporting has examined Casey DeSantis’ influence on her husband, prompting the Florida Governor to lament a double standard in the media.

During a radio interview after he launched his presidential campaign, the Governor said that if Mrs. DeSantis weren’t conservative, she would be feted in the world of high fashion.

“If she were a Democrat, she’d be on every fashion magazine. … They would be making her out to be the biggest deal. But because we’re conservative, we know that that’s not what happens. In reality, it will be the opposite, where they try to really attack,” DeSantis said on the Mark Levin Show.

The Governor went on to say Mrs. DeSantis is being attacked because “she is an incredibly effective First Lady.”

“She’s somebody that people look up to,” the Governor said. “Not just women, although many of the women in Florida who have gone through breast cancer look at her as a role model for how she handled it.”

“She’s made huge improvements to communities in Florida by helping underprivileged people,” he continued. “And she believes in the values of the country and she can articulate that in a way that people really get excited about.”

The Governor then lauded his wife as his “best friend.”

“She’s a great wife, a great mother. But I’ll tell you when I’m out there on the campaign trail, there is nobody I would rather have by my side than Casey DeSantis. And the corrupt media knows that. They know she’s good. So they’re going to try to fabricate stories about her.”

DeSantis contended that “our voters see through this,” and know “the only reason they’re going after her is because she’s effective.”

“They know when they’re doing the anonymous sources that it’s all fabricated BS. And so we take it in stride, we know this is just something that happens when you get into these things.”

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


  • Jay Smif

    May 25, 2023 at 10:09 am

    Oh christ, they’re both absolutely delusional, and have the same thirst for power, fascism, and white-trash nationalism.

    • Paula Foglietta

      May 25, 2023 at 9:10 pm


    • Kim

      May 26, 2023 at 3:47 pm

      Truly. The media knows that she’s as ugly on the inside as her husband’s policies.

    • Who Me?

      May 26, 2023 at 11:26 pm

      “”””Oh Christ”””” ?????? as in JESUS Christ ??????? What an audacity …..

    • SusanA

      May 27, 2023 at 12:36 pm

      Perhaps Casey has the same “ambition gene” Gisele Fetterman exhibits.

    • Eileen

      May 29, 2023 at 1:25 pm

      She dresses like she devoted her entire life to being a Disney Princess in the land that tried to kill Mickey by her husband’s stinky little hands. While that princess Disney look faded in 1955, Florida’s Miss Casey stands firmly in that sacred year. Sadly, she stands alone except for a few hundred other 6 year olds.

    • Socal

      June 6, 2023 at 8:41 am

      You wish…

    • Socal

      June 6, 2023 at 8:42 am

      You wish.

  • DeSantis created a dystopia

    May 25, 2023 at 10:13 am

    lol it looks like DeSantis just exposed another one of his many weaknesses. He’s a very small man. And the fact is the minute he decided that he wanted to play tough guy with the world and make Florida dystopia. Nothing is off-limits.

    And she puts her self out there all the time. And they exploit their children every time they turn around because they want to look like this wholesome family.

    The fact is is that she’s of the Macbeth.

    • Greldon

      May 26, 2023 at 9:38 pm

      Speaking of disficntional, ever hear of the Biden crime family?

      • Terry D Radcliffe

        May 29, 2023 at 10:34 am

        Which crimes are they charged with? When are the trials? Did the accusers get the evidence in order?
        C’mon, I believe that All politicians are sleazy money grubbing con artists. None however, are as obviously self serving, and criminally affluent as trump is(was). He’s trying to help the super wealthy Enslave poor Americans(non billionaires), of Every color. He’ll turn you into a Product, and so will Any President here soon.
        The real battle is rich vs. poor.

      • Steven

        May 29, 2023 at 10:47 am

        Y’all said the same of Bill and Hillary Clinton but ignored Reagan working with the Contra Cartel and training /funding the Mujahideen.

      • rmr

        June 5, 2023 at 11:23 am

        Interesting word, this “disficntional”. Far more interesting than “Greldon”.

    • Tjb

      May 30, 2023 at 3:09 pm

      Ron accuses Disney for sexualizing children, but is he sexualizing his wife by wanting her on the covers of fashion magazines.

  • Dont Say FLA

    May 25, 2023 at 10:23 am

    When people say your wife controls you, it’s not your wife they’re criticizing. Is Rhonda really as stupid as he’s presenting himself to be? How did he get those Ivy League degrees from Yarvard and Hale?

    • eprezzano

      May 26, 2023 at 1:20 pm


      • Amy Roberts

        May 26, 2023 at 3:44 pm

        Baseball scholarship

        • Susan

          May 27, 2023 at 12:15 am

          Ivy Leage schools don’t give athletic scholarships.

          • Francis

            May 27, 2023 at 3:29 am

            Susan. yes they do. as someone who went to one, 50% of ivy league students are there because of athletic recruitment. Squash, fencing, equestrian, field hockey, rowing, lacrosse in addition to the mainstream sports like football, basketball, baseball, etc…you think all these ivy league athletes got there on their academic merit? gimme a break.

          • Skywriter26

            May 27, 2023 at 7:53 am

            Why don’t “Conservatives” have fashion magazines? It’s confusing! One minute they’re clutching their pearls; the next minute, they want a fashion shot straddling a Lamborghini. Why is Ron trying to sell his wife on us? Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. I hear she has an ugly disposition! If Ron thinks that his wife is an extraordinarily gifted Conservative, because she runs behind him and picks up the “underprivileged” that he’s disenfranchised, well, that’s nothing to brag about!

      • Faatimah hipps

        May 28, 2023 at 8:25 am

        That’s just a law you know one would have to pass all test before and after and that law you mentioned that just says you have to accommodate others as well.. yes ..that have nothing to do with making the grades the Blacks have to make those grades on their own usually without Ivy League tutors and well paid people to sit in and take it for them you know like the scandals of all those rich privileged white colleges kids and their parents got caught doing some years back .

    • yung tragedy

      June 2, 2023 at 1:27 am

      Ohh, I see what you did there.. Rhonda because his name is Ron 😂 how clever. But do you want to hear something even more hilarious? ‘Cause I’ve got a better one for ya.. Bidet’s actual middle name is “Robinette” 😂🤣😭 I mean, c’mon now..REALLY?! 😭🤣😂 Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. … but I’ve got to admit, the name is actually rather fitting for a man with no balls 😁😂

      • Gingerpye

        June 6, 2023 at 12:08 pm

        If you’d bother to google Biden’s name instead of “assuming” what Robinette means, you’d know that it was his paternal grandmother’s maiden name. Grow up magat.

        • Roger

          June 8, 2023 at 6:28 pm


      • Dont Say FLA

        June 7, 2023 at 7:48 am

        I use the name used by the bullies of Ron DeSantis that made Ron who he is today, full of hatred and trying to get back at the world. The bullying is still written all over his face, decades later, and you can hear it his own pronunciation of his last name. Every time he enunciates Ron DEE Santis, it’s a confession that his issue with everybody on the planet stems from being beat up by bullies when he was a child, with those bullies yelling “Why are hitting yourself in the face, Rhonda?” If you pronounce Ron’s last name the way a normal human would, it sounds like Dah Santis.. Ron Dah Santis. Rhonda. I am calling him out on being a sad weak little bullied child even as he is paid to be Florida’s Governor but instead runs a campaign to be the second consecutive child put up by the GOP. One might argue Joe Biden is so old he might be declining back to a child like existence dependent on others, but he was at least an adult for a long, long time, unlike Trump or Rhonda, both still crybabies on the inside, and on the outside too.

  • It's Complicated

    May 25, 2023 at 10:28 am

    He’s not wrong. The media will absolutely not (positively) promote her. In fact, the media has already launched a coordinated messaging attach against Casey DeSantis, complete with anonymous stories about how strategic, cutthroat, cunning and vindictive she is.

    Don’t get me wrong. I believe she is a powerful force behind her husband and his political career, but I do not believe she is some sort of Machiavellian puppeteer.

    • Dont Say FLA

      May 25, 2023 at 10:35 am

      Rhonda wore the white boots he was told to wear. Mrs Rhonda wears the pants. Between the two of them, Mrs Rhonda should be the person running, not Rhonda. She could potentially get past Trump. Rhonda… can’t.

      • Angela Akinsitan

        May 28, 2023 at 3:04 pm

        😂. Totally Agree

    • Craig Tomko

      May 26, 2023 at 7:34 pm

      “Attach against”??? HUH???

  • Peggy

    May 25, 2023 at 10:44 am

    But she has an ugly soul.
    Hatred in her heart will do that to people. We all know deep down this lady is an evil witch. I mean, look who she married?

    • Dont Say FLA

      June 7, 2023 at 7:52 am

      If Marco Rubio still has his glass of water, he could save us all by melting Casey Anthony DeSantis.

  • SteveHC

    May 25, 2023 at 10:53 am

    If he truly believes that it’s because she’s “conservative,” or because she’s the “wife of a conservative politician” that she’s not been on the cover of fashion magazines then quite frankly Ron DeSantis is going fully nuts. PLENTY of conservative women have been on the cover of fashion-related magazines, just not Casey DeSantis. Who cares, other than those two crazies?

    • Tom

      May 25, 2023 at 12:25 pm

      He has to push the narrative that conservatives are picked on by the liberal media I guess. I do find it interesting that he believes he can win a national election by just playing in conservative ‘safe spaces’ like Fox and basically telling independents and democrats to bugger off. I guess math wasn’t his strong subject while he was at his hifalutin colleges.

    • eprezzano

      May 26, 2023 at 1:22 pm

      what conservative wives?

      • Dont Say FLA

        May 27, 2023 at 12:30 pm

        Their third or fourth wives, usually

        • Beth

          May 28, 2023 at 3:17 pm

          Lol true

      • Debra Wood

        May 27, 2023 at 4:50 pm

        Melania Trump. Vogue in many Countries including the USA

  • She Tried And They Said No?

    May 25, 2023 at 12:13 pm

    Should we infer that Casey DeSantis tried to be on some fashion magazine covers but was denied? Is that what happened? Really? Or is Ron just making shit up? Say the name, Ron. What magazine cover did Casey tried to be on, but they refused her request? Do tell, Ron! Do tell!

    • Tom

      May 25, 2023 at 12:30 pm

      Maybe she was going for that Miss NRA cover and lost out to Lauren Boebert?
      Both DeSanti seem to be very thin skinned and in our current political environment with trump hurling hand grenades every day, they are not going to have much fun on their race to the bottom. Queue the violins.

      • Just0ne

        May 28, 2023 at 11:37 am

        LMFAO! “Desanti” that’s great!

  • Michael K

    May 25, 2023 at 12:24 pm

    She thinks she’s the second incarnation of Jackie O. She’s not.

    No one will ever replace Jackie O. She was smart, sophisticated, an accomplished writer, editor, who brought artists and cultural cache to the White House and Washington DC.

    DeSantis, like all authoritarians, holds nothing but disdain for artists, intellectuals, and anyone who speaks truth – or is enlightened. His and her petty grievances are repellant. Anyone can buy fashion – but style is another dimension,

    • Mark Stevens

      May 26, 2023 at 4:38 pm

      Yeah, Jackie was so smart that she let JFK sleep with any broad in a skirt. So sophisticated that she married some old UGLY Greek dude because she wanted to live a pampered life. Rumors are she slept with creepy LBJ too! Gross.

      I’ll take Casey DeSantis over Jackie BoooVier any day. By the way, what did Jackie O ever write that ANYONE outside her elite friends know about? N O T H I N G !!!!!!

      • Solutionist

        May 27, 2023 at 4:54 am

        I have her earliest book , an original copy, of ‘One Special Summer’ , an illustrated travelogue of Jackie and sister Lee’s first trip to Europe in 1951 ! Very rare book.

    • Nancy Ball

      May 29, 2023 at 12:02 pm

      We’ll put. Thank you!

  • Diana

    May 25, 2023 at 1:17 pm

    Ron is correct in stating his wife is beautiful and probably not on magazine covers as a result of her conservatism! That being said, when Ron is President we should see Casey on magazine covers more often. She is beautiful, stylish, smart, charming, and a good wife and mother! Looking forward to the next inauguration day!

    • Joe

      May 25, 2023 at 3:28 pm

      You are delusional if you think Ronnie is going to be the next president.

      • Dont Say FLA

        May 25, 2023 at 7:34 pm

        Not only is “Diana” delusional. “Diana” is probably also Rhonda themselves. Casey Anthony DeSantis is not on magazine covers because most magazines haven’t been printed since the late 1900s. Maybe he means “homepage” when he says “magazine cover.” They’re out of touch, but they’re our Rhonda.

      • Greldon

        May 26, 2023 at 9:40 pm

        You probably said the same thing about Donnie.

      • Solutionist

        May 27, 2023 at 4:55 am

        maybe not this time, but YES in the future !

        • Dont Say FLA

          June 7, 2023 at 7:54 am

          Rhonda’s only chance in the future is if he seeks professional help for his mental issues that plague him today from having been bullied as a child.

    • Debra Wood

      May 27, 2023 at 4:55 pm

      She is middle of the road. Her eyebrows and many layers of false eyelashes turn me off. Not a Jackie O. Not magazine cover material. Lots of beautiful women in our world. They must be gorgeous on the inside too.

    • Lulu

      May 31, 2023 at 5:34 pm

      She looks like a televangelist/60’s country star. What’s with the prom dresses and capes she wears ?

      • Dont Say FLA

        June 7, 2023 at 7:55 am

        The capes hide dat yuge azz, and the gloves to the elbows hide the tiny-hand shaped bruises on her forearms, the needle tracks, the age spots, or any/all of the above, or maybe none of the above and she just has super hairy man forearms. We’ll never know.

  • Faith in Science

    May 25, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    She’s not on any covers because the editors are bent on featuring women who have accomplished something beyond winning the gene lotto. All she’s done is partnered with a hate mongering pimple waiting to be popped. Who should be on those covers? Amanda Gorman.

    • Kelly

      May 26, 2023 at 4:55 pm

      She didn’t even win the gene lotto. Those of us who knew her from college can tell you she was sporting a completely different face until her father paid for her to get plastic surgery when she decided to go into a career in TV. Not that she was ugly, but a much plainer face than she has now. Google “Casey Black Equestrian” to see what she use to look like. An old pic from her show jumping days will pop up.

      • Dont Say FLA

        May 27, 2023 at 12:36 pm

        The photo is Casey Black of the College of Charleston (on right, with Snaffle)
        And It is beyond creepy how much she resembled Ron in his current Meatwad phase. That was too creepy for me. I’ma have nightmares tonight for sure.

  • Your moms

    May 25, 2023 at 9:56 pm

    I don’t get it are you guys saying that she’s not beautiful oh wait that’s right you guys won’t find her beautiful because she doesn’t have a dick

    • Jim

      May 26, 2023 at 1:04 pm

      Actually, she does his name is Ron!

      • Alexis Brady

        May 26, 2023 at 11:12 pm

        Haha…..I love it, Jim. Made me laugh, yet so true!

    • Dont Say FLA

      May 27, 2023 at 12:42 pm

      She’s got a big black strap-on. Ron knows it well. Ron is scared of it. The proof is in the pudding: Ron pudding on those white boots. She told Ron “It’s the white boots on the feet or the black strap-on in the back door again. It’s your choice.” Ron chose the white boots. To his surprise, he got the strap-on python anyways that night when he got home. Proof? Just look at his face. By the by, Ron’s book banning thing was all a misunderstanding. He thought he was negotiating his way out of wearing those boots again.

  • woken up right

    May 26, 2023 at 9:39 am

    I’m waiting for her spread in Hustler, my blood runs cold, my Baby is a centerfold.

    • Craig Tomko

      May 26, 2023 at 7:36 pm

      You’re a sickening piece of garbage, eh?

      • That IS Casey

        May 28, 2023 at 9:10 am

        I think you are correct. That probably is Casey, self-promoting as always. If Elon doesn’t see how sexy she is, she gonna put it all out there for everybody to see so Elon sees it and thinks she is a prize to be won.

  • Lex

    May 26, 2023 at 12:13 pm

    I think it is perfectly respectable to point out the growing double standard between Republican and Democrats in the media. This is part of the culture war that Republicans have all but lost. As petty as this may seem to point out, it is relevant.

    • Dont Say FLA

      May 26, 2023 at 12:39 pm

      Why are they crying they’re not on magazine covers of the “liberal media” they claim so much to despise?

      “Sour grapes” is all I got.

      I bet they’ll say it’s a witch hunt that Casey Anthony DeSantis isn’t on a magazine cover just like 99.99999999% of everybody else.

    • Kelly

      May 26, 2023 at 5:04 pm

      Oh please. Both Bush wives got magazine covers, Sarah Palin got plenty, and despite Trump’s lies, Melania was being considered for another Vogue shoot until her team got nasty with the Vogue editorial staff. Casey would absolutely be on magazine covers if her husband and his team weren’t so volatile to mainstream media — a strategy she had a hand in crafting. There’s always that Evie magazine, a fashion magazine for conservative women, that she can pose for. But something tells me this false victimization of her is intentional strategy on their part.

  • S3X T8P3

    May 26, 2023 at 12:42 pm

    Rhonda must be planning for a s3x t8p3 to be “hacked off their personal phone” lol. That’s gotta be where this is going, otherwise WHY?

  • Skinny Minnie

    May 26, 2023 at 12:56 pm

    Skinny Minnie missed her chance. Crackhead skinny chicks were on magazine covers back in the late 1900s when crackhead skinny was thought to be hot, and when “fashion magazines” still existed. But I tell ya what, Ron, you send me some hot pics of Xasey and I will send them back with my approval given so you can STFU about it.

    • Mark Stevens

      May 26, 2023 at 4:40 pm

      Ah, jealousy raises its ugly head again. Poor baby.

      • Skinny Minnie

        May 28, 2023 at 9:12 am

        Yes I could lose a few pounds, but not so many that I wear a cape to hide my huge azz which is the reason I tell myself for why I’m bulimic and have vomiting wrinkles.

  • Drew Shubeck

    May 26, 2023 at 5:48 pm

    I am amazed how all the liberals posting here can find fault where none exists.

    Joe Biden can’t form a sentence. 50 years in DC has rotted his brain and his only purpose left in life is to pardon Hunter and the rest of his family before leaving office.

    • Craig Tomko

      May 26, 2023 at 7:39 pm

      I’m amazed at what a complete waste of flesh you are!

    • Drew is overwhelmed

      May 28, 2023 at 9:17 am

      Drew is overwhelmed, so he tries changing the subject.
      That always works, LOL. Let’s stay on track here. Kermit the Frog demands Miss Piggy appear on some magazine covers.
      Miss Piggy agrees, figuring Elon Mush will notice her and she will climb the extension ladder to the top. Mrs Mush. Has a nice ring to it. 20 carats, at least.

  • Fred McLarce

    May 26, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    Macbeth, call your office.

  • Betty Britt

    May 27, 2023 at 4:14 am

    If anyone is supporting her because she overcame breast cancer, anyone with any brains should know that breast cancer can come back on you and especially with lots of stress. How much more stress could one have on themselves than running as the wife of a presidential candidate who has already voiced his opinions on all of those so-called “outcasts” he sees running around this country and turned people in his own state against him even before he has ever been elected as an official runner? This woman is NO Jackie Kennedy. She is NOT that pretty, has a conceited look on her face and it is apparently one of those women who bow down to her husband’s every whim and jumps when he says jump. It didn’t work with Melania, and it won’t work with Casey DeSantis.

  • Solutionist

    May 27, 2023 at 4:49 am

    I really like the Desantis’ and Ron will become President one day, maybe not this time… BUT, the biggest fashion faux pas made by Casey was the formal gown with attached cape that she wore IN THE DAYTIME to Ron’s 2nd inauguration…SO SO SO inappropriate !!! Surely she knew better ?

  • Lou Antosh

    May 27, 2023 at 7:10 am

    Serious voters with a brain need to visit and see how libertarian Stossel challenges DeSantis for an hour on every key issue. Forget slogans and emotional attacks. Listen to a true conservative who rebuilt Florida. Media hates him because they want to defeat Trump again. Give up one hour to understand the smartest, boldest GOP candidate, not a wise-cracking entertainer who promised a wall and had a great fall. DeSantis doesn’t smile much, head too full of facts. But he could save your country.

  • Rick

    May 27, 2023 at 8:42 am

    Just as media reliably demonizes every Republican candidate for the presidency as they provide sycophantic coverage for Democrats, the entertainment media reliably excludes Republican First Ladies, despite their superior outer and inner beauty to Democrat first ladies, from their magazine covers. The Left corrupts every institution they touch and they have near total control of the media.

  • Yukon Cornelius

    May 27, 2023 at 10:03 am

    She looks like the Grinch.

    • OMG Ur Right

      May 27, 2023 at 8:05 pm

      THAT is where I’ve seen that face before. You are absolutely correct. I thought those two looked like Kermit and Miss Piggy, but Case is the Grinch and Rhonda is the Grinch’s hapless little dog.

  • Bob

    May 27, 2023 at 11:05 am

    The only cover she should be on is a comic book.

  • Barbara

    May 27, 2023 at 5:01 pm

    She isn’t being attacked, she is being mocked. Casey uses her clothing to in a laughably transparent attempt to steal the mystique of Jackie Kennedy. Jackie has substance, style, and taste, all of which Casey lacks. The ridiculous capes and gloves are meant to evoke royalty, but she just comes off as an overdressed poser. Charisma and power aren’t something you can claim by cosplay.

    • Dont Say FLA

      May 27, 2023 at 8:06 pm

      The capes are for hiding dat big ole azz, and the gloves are for hiding the tiny hand shaped bruises and/or needle tracks.

  • Paris Hilton

    May 27, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    I will smile real big and talk about how I am happy to put Casey on BimboCore. I will do it to make a buck selling my velour tracksuits to as many desperate Florida housewives as Casey can help me reach.

  • Banning History

    May 29, 2023 at 8:35 am

    The problem with banning history is … Ron and Casey DeSantis. They are living, breathing examples of why you don’t ban history.

  • SisterPink

    May 31, 2023 at 6:45 pm

    What’s with the capes? They’re eerily like the capes in the Handmaids Tale, just like her husband’s policies…. is she warming up for Florida/US becoming Gilled?

    • Huge Azz

      June 6, 2023 at 6:48 pm

      The capes hide the HUGE azz

  • G

    June 4, 2023 at 8:59 pm

    They want beauties. Maybe she should get on the cover of DOGS, If she is married to that thing you want to call a governor!!! You both should give up you are not a lady.

  • Cosplay Quarterly

    June 6, 2023 at 6:49 pm

    Casey could possibly get on the cover of Cosplay Quarterly’s AARP Edition.

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