Casey DeSantis talks kids, corn and more in Iowa stop

Casey Mamas for Desantis Iowa
The First Lady talked child rearing in 'the Free State of Iowa.'

First Lady Casey DeSantis launched Iowa’s version of “Mamas for DeSantis” to boost her husband’s run for President.

“It’s not just the Free State of Florida. It’s the Free State of Iowa,” Mrs. DeSantis said, extolling host Gov. Kim Reynolds and finding “similarities” abound between Florida and Iowa, which the Governor has called the “Florida of the North” previously.

Freedom and correlation were themes, of course, while her speech was full of anecdotes to forge a bond with the mothers of the Hawkeye State.

Among the revelations: three-year-old Mamie, her youngest daughter, is a fan of Iowa’s staple agricultural export.

“She will eat corn like it’s no one’s business,” Mrs. DeSantis said, noting she ate both her brother’s and sister’s corn, and saying she’d promised Mamie some “sweet corn” from this campaign visit.

It wasn’t all corn talk from Casey DeSantis, however. She also revealed Mamie is a fan of the pop song “This Girl Is on Fire” and is going through a “princess” phase.

“Now we go to bed in full regalia,” she said, noting that Mamie sleeps wearing earrings and with a “wand,” rather than pajamas.

Madison, the oldest daughter, also took her turn as a narrative focus. Mrs. DeSantis noted that during an interview, Madison sat on her lap.

“Everything was going well,” the First Lady noted, until Madison got up and walked off the stage, only to return during the last question.

“I start to get this tug, tug, tug on my shirt sleeve. And you know what she needed? She needed to go to the bathroom,” Mrs. DeSantis said, explaining why none of her kids were at the Mamas event.

The crowd got a kick out of anecdotes about the Governor’s Mansion and moves to “protect it” and its “irreplaceable history” from Mamie’s “macaroni-and-cheese-colored crayons” and “getting slime out of Oriental rugs,” as well as the “roof” and “ceiling.”

“It’s the People’s House. And try explaining to a 5-year-old what the People’s House is,” Mrs. DeSantis said.

Mrs. DeSantis also offered more serious stories, including about overcoming cancer and how that forged her commitment to “fight for Ron DeSantis,” who is uniquely equipped to “clean house” in Washington and fight for parents. To that end, she said she is willing to “crisscross the country.”

The anecdotes soon enough gave way to an explanation of why “so many moms came out in support of the Governor in Florida,” explaining that he “held the line” and created the groundwork for a “parental empowerment revolution.”

The DeSantis campaign’s hope is that this work helps to turn around polling that’s going the way of former President Donald Trump.

The Race to the White House average for the state shows Trump leading DeSantis, 41% to 18%.

A.G. Gancarski

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


11 comments

  • Tjb

    July 7, 2023 at 11:49 am

    I waiting for day when DeSantis’s children rebel against Casey’s values and her son becomes a drag queen and Madison is found with a eight ball of coke. It won’t be the first time that children rebel against a parent.

    • OnlyFans DeSantis

      July 7, 2023 at 12:24 pm

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  • Diet-Melania, Less Everything

    July 7, 2023 at 12:23 pm

    If this dipshit k ew anything about Iowa she’s mention HAY IS THEIR NUMBER ONE CROP!!!

    Not corn, Diet-Melania…👀

  • Dont Say FLA

    July 7, 2023 at 12:38 pm

    Did anyone ever tell them Iowa is in the Midwest? I hope not.

    As far as somebody in the Rhonda household sleeping in earrings and with a “wand,” we all know that’s Rhonda not the 3 year old.

  • PeterH

    July 7, 2023 at 1:00 pm

    Ron DeSantis’s veto of Florida’s electric vehicle use in government vehicles will cost the FREEDUMB STATE OF FLORIDA $277 million dollars. Gotta keep those Iowa corn farmers happy selling ethanol!

  • Jill Black

    July 7, 2023 at 5:15 pm

    Her name is Jill, cut this charade.

  • Fashion Magazines

    July 7, 2023 at 5:43 pm

    If the t-shirt Casey is wearing in this post’s photo doesn’t land her some fashion magazine covers, we will all know for certain that the deep state is working behind the scenes to keep her off fashion magazine covers. /s lol

  • Michael K

    July 7, 2023 at 5:52 pm

    I’m sure she told the Iowans what they use corn cobs for in DeSantistan.

  • My Take

    July 8, 2023 at 3:44 am

    No Eva Peron, as someone has pointed out.
    No, more a potential Elena Ceaușescu.

  • woke is good

    July 8, 2023 at 10:39 am

    Got news for you Casey – you will never get the slime out and when DeSatan leaves the Governor’s Mansion it will need to be demolished to match what he has done to our freedom.

  • Mother Superior Slapshot, Bishop Hedman Academy

    July 8, 2023 at 1:21 pm

    My goodness gracious me, I have begged you people to show some Christian kindness and search for something positive to say about the impenetrable Casey DeSantis and her little governor, and yet you continue to harp on the negatives. You should all feel bad about yourselves, and I think you know that. All I’ve asked of you is to give me a little help and I’m getting none at all here. And if someone doesn’t help me find something positive to say about those two, I will again have to confess my lack of Christian kindness. And Father Arsecopious will do that awful giggle of his again on the other side of the confessional, as if I can’t hear it, and well I…I just need your help with those two, bless their hearts.

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