New Ron DeSantis super PAC ads hit Donald Trump for dissing GOP Governors

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Will New Hampshire and Iowa voters care that Trump has beef with Chris Sununu and Kim Reynolds?

The Never Back Down super PAC is making a big bet that voters in early voting states will be outraged by Donald Trump disrespecting their Governors.

The pro-Ron DeSantis spots, which will air in Iowa and New Hampshire, take the former President to task for abrasive comments about Govs. Kim Reynolds and Chris Sununu.

“Instead of looking to America’s future, Trump is busy attacking Republican Governors,” a narrator claims in the New Hampshire ad, as a visual of a Trump Truth Social post pillorying “Crybaby” Chris Sununu is displayed.

Trump goes on to call Sununu a “nasty guy” and a “little bit cuckoo.”

“That is not the way we win as Republicans,” DeSantis says in the spot.

The Iowa spot covers similar ground, with Trump railing about Reynolds saying she wanted to “remain neutral” rather than endorse the former President, who backed her for Governor. From there, an indignant DeSantis repeats the same line he did in the New Hampshire spot.

In a latter-day reprise of a move former candidate Ted Cruz made in the Primary season eight years ago, when he declared Carly Fiorina to be his running mate if he got the nomination, DeSantis has already floated Reynolds as a VP choice.

The super PAC’s ads are the latest attempt by the Governor’s political operation to stop the bleeding in polls in both pivotal early states.

In Iowa, the Race to the White House polling average shows Trump leading DeSantis, 44% to 18%.

In New Hampshire, the picture is even uglier, with Trump ahead 42% to 12%.

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


3 comments

  • DeSantis has taking a page out of the Nazi playbook

    August 10, 2023 at 11:18 am

    both is super PAC and Ron DeSantis’s campaign are so out of touch with Americans. They have their own personal agenda, but they have a really bad way of messaging. Additionally, taking pages out of the Nazi playbook to try to put people in power to impose. Their extreme ideology on the people will never work. It may work in a Third World country, but it won’t work in America. The first person they need to fire is that Christine P that runs his rapid response. She’s the one from Russia or someplace that has adopted that same type ideology.

    DeSantis is just not a good person and the people that he’s around himself with including his super PAC are not good people either.

  • PeterH

    August 10, 2023 at 11:34 am

    Trump consistently defines his opponents as losers. We already know this strategy Exactly how does this attack on Trump tell Americans about the authoritarian policies implemented by Ron DeSantis is Florida?

  • Dont Say FLA

    August 10, 2023 at 12:17 pm

    Is this Gaycakes James campaign reset? “Can’t sell gay cakes. Can’t sell Rhonda either. Let’s try to eliminate the competition.” When you’re a gnat and the competition is, oh, an elephant? THE elephant?

    Those Governors are RINOs just like GINO y RINO Rhonda but at least they show up for work unlike precious snowflake Rhonda. End of story other than Rhonda allegedly wanting to deprive Iowa of their governor like he did Florida, making the Rhonda ticket a doubly whammy of GINO RINOs

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