Ron DeSantis changes his story about watching the Jaguars come back versus the Chargers
Gov. DeSantis. Image via Outkick.

Ron DeSantis Outkic
In May, the Governor said he and his son left at halftime. That's not part of the narrative now.

Florida’s Governor is altering his narrative about the Jacksonville Jaguars’ home game against the San Diego Chargers last season, which featured a dramatic comeback win by the Jags.

During an interview with Clay Travis of Outkick, Ron DeSantis claimed he and his son stayed for the whole game.

“That was a great comeback,” DeSantis said. “So he had a good time.”

That is a different story than he told recently on the campaign trail, however, when he noted that he left the game when the home team was down 27-7 at halftime, with his son not having a good time.

“I took him to the Jags-Chargers game. It was a great game,” the Governor said in Iowa in May. “He fell asleep at halftime and the Jags were getting killed.”

At that point, the Governor and his son left, just before the historic comeback.

“So, since he fell asleep, you know, we went home. But by the time we got home, we saw the comeback and he was so excited when he saw that,” DeSantis said.

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


12 comments

  • ali

    July 26, 2023 at 11:29 am

    Sorry, but I can tell by his words he was making this up. I cannot believe what he says.

  • DeSantis has taking a page out of the Nazi playbook

    July 26, 2023 at 11:37 am

    sounds like deSantis changes the narrative depending on who he’s talking to… He’s extremely unethical and lacks integrity

  • Robert M Ball

    July 26, 2023 at 12:09 pm

    Liar

  • PeterH

    July 26, 2023 at 12:09 pm

    “ ….I’m shocked Ricky…..I’m shocked a Republican lies!”

  • Joe

    July 26, 2023 at 12:19 pm

    Big surprise, more lies and revisionism from this spineless craven pipsqueak.

  • Igary salters

    July 26, 2023 at 3:03 pm

    SO THIS LIE SPREWING HATE FILLED RACIST WHITE MAN LEFT THE GAME BECAUSE THE JAGS WERE LOSING AND GOES OUT TO IOWA TELL A STORY ABOUT THE JAGS COME FROM BBEHIND WIN AND HIS SON HAD A GOOD TIME WHEN IN FACT HE LEFT BECAUSE HE DIDN’T HAVE THE FAITH TO BACK THE JAGS IT SHOULD SHOW THE PEOPLE IOWA HE DON’T HAVE THEIR BACK JUST LIKE HE DIDN’T HAVE THE JAGS BACK HE IS NO JAGS FAN

  • Sean S

    July 26, 2023 at 3:29 pm

    Umm, is this supposed to be a political hit? Help me out… where in “That was a great comeback” and “So he had a good time” did he say that he stayed the entire game? SMH.

    Wonder how many posters here didn’t mind putting a “safe & effective” warp-speed shot in their arm, only to learn that it wasn’t safe or effective, but still not bat an eye. How many don’t mind that 10% gets held for the big-guy? Maybe people should take their political blinders off and worry about actual lies from our government officials… this, I’m sorry to tell you, is not one.

    • Joe

      July 26, 2023 at 4:38 pm

      Watching the video, it’s pretty clear that governor pipsqueak is trying to imply that they were there for the whole game — though it’s true that the alcoholic redneck Travis didn’t press for details.

      Since you bring up the vaccines, Super Smart Sean, surely you realize they had been developed decades before as a response to SARS-CoV-1 and so they were actually more thoroughly tested than most other vaccines you’ve put into your own body?

      Seriously, you’re the one being lied to by your right-wing dark money overlords and their conspiracy-theory networks. Grow up and get over it, you uneducated baby.

      • Robert

        July 26, 2023 at 7:17 pm

        But how effective were they, Joe? Maybe we shouldn’t have gone warp speed on poking the healthy or immune.
        He should’ve watched the 2nd half though. Go Jags

    • bob the dog

      July 27, 2023 at 7:24 am

      17 to 1. That’s the factual ratio of the unvaccinated to the vaccinated who were hospitalized. Viruses evolve, hence the difference in the yearly flu shot.

  • Ron's Son?

    July 27, 2023 at 11:29 pm

    Ron’s son fell asleep, so they left at halftime. Can we infer that CaCa CaCa Casey and the daughters not invited because football is man stuff only NO GIRLS ALLOWED?

  • Sonja Fitch

    July 29, 2023 at 8:11 am

    Liar liar pants on fire! Desantis lies about his son DeSantis will lie to you and me. Idiot

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