Donald Trump rips Ron DeSantis’ ‘crashing’ poll numbers

Trump DeSantis
'Few have ever witnessed a drop so fast and so severe.'

Former President Donald Trump continues to slam Ron DeSantis’ presidential campaign on Truth Social, depicting the Florida Governor’s presidential campaign as an abject failure while suggesting media properties linked to Rupert Murdoch have no interest in telling that story

“DeSanctimonious Poll numbers are Crashing,” Trump posted early Wednesday morning.

“Is it that he is a not very skilled politician, or perhaps his not so long ago fight against Farmers, Social Security, and MediCare??? Or maybe it’s the lack of loyalty to the man who took the DeSanctus failing campaign, and through a strong Endorsement, got him elected. Whatever it is, few have ever witnessed a drop so fast and so severe. It’s a beautiful thing, isn’t it?”

This follows on another Trump comment from Tuesday.

“Why doesn’t Fox News, or the Globalist Wall Street Journal, put up the tremendous polls that are being released daily showing that I am up on their ‘candidate,’ Ron DeSanctimonious, & all of the others that are having a good time ‘running’ (but with no results!), by record type numbers. ‘Aida’ Hutchinson just scored a big, fat ZERO. What is he doing? Same for Sloppy Chris Christie, a complete psycho with nothing to say. I hope they are all having a good time. Poll: I’m beating Crooked Joe BIG!!!”

The Race to the White House polling average supports Trump’s narrative regarding the lopsided polling in the 2024 Republican presidential race. The former President has 54% support, 40 points more than DeSantis, with other candidates in single digits.

The delegate projections are even more lopsided, meanwhile, with the Governor far short of the needed 1,235 to win.

If the field remains full of candidates, DeSantis is projected to get just 100 delegates at next year’s Republican Convention.

If the field consolidates after the first four states, DeSantis isn’t seen as benefiting meaningfully. He would get just 216 delegates according to these projections.

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


10 comments

  • Ocean Joe

    September 13, 2023 at 11:45 am

    Time for Desantis to abort the mission. It’s OK, it’s not a viable campaign, with Desantis’ mentality of slitting throats and shooting migrants it has no heartbeat, and even though he’s been in the race more than 6 weeks nobody will miss him.

    • My Take

      September 13, 2023 at 3:32 pm

      6 weeks? We might still be hooting LOSER!
      FAILURE! REJECT!

  • Michael K

    September 13, 2023 at 6:39 pm

    Ron will do and say anything outrageous to generate a headline to peel off some of the MAGA hat votes. What he fails to understand, is that MAGA is a cult – the Republican party has become a cult – and nobody wants the robotic, bargain-basement humorless, and unappealing DeSantis couple when they can still have the “real thing” in Trump (as repulsive as that might be). DeSantis is going nowhere but in a downward spiral and his path of destruction will take years to repair.

    Revoking “resign to run” was a huge and costly mistake for Florida.

  • Earl Pitts "The Big Voice On The Right" American

    September 13, 2023 at 6:46 pm

    *Attention this post has an AI block on it which makes Dook 4 Brains Leftists just see a Holiday Fruit Cake Quesadia recipe share. So read on in privacy my Patriots*
    Good evening my Fellow Patriots,
    I’ve already spoken to the frail, elderly, senior citizen Donald Trump about these doctored up fake @55 polls.
    Also I, Earl Pitts American, advised Trump that Joe winning from his basement and him (Trump) winning from the basement are 2 totally different things in the respect that one already happened and the other will Never happen.
    Trump requested from me, Earl Pitts American, to just call when I’m ready and he will throw his supporters behind America’s Next POTUS Ronald Dion Desantis.
    Amazing what a “man to man” talk can get resolved. So keep your powder dry America (for now). We are going to run this scharade out a little further until its too late for the left to respond.
    I, Earl Pitts American, got this.
    EPA

    • Earl Pitts is a Pedophile

      September 14, 2023 at 2:10 pm

      In case you’re curious Earl, parking a running car in your closed garage is a good way to painlessly end your miserable pedophile existence. Convicted child molesters like you don’t deserve to breath free air.

      • Rick Whitaker

        September 14, 2023 at 8:34 pm

        so you know earl? i imagined him being some kind of nut but now you’ve cleared that up for me. does earl have to wear a leg bracelet

  • John Barron

    September 14, 2023 at 11:48 am

    Booger Bob is done!!! America wants Trump!!!

    • Dr. Franklin Waters

      September 14, 2023 at 2:12 pm

      “America wants Trump!!!”

      Nah. He was smoked in the last election, and will be smoked even harder next time. America wants nothing to do with that criminal POS. The only support he has left comes from the absolute worst of American society.

      • Rick Whitaker

        September 14, 2023 at 8:39 pm

        i couldn’t have said it better. my wishlist is a biden presidency, a dem senate and congress.. gop-maga just wears me out

  • Rick Whitaker

    September 14, 2023 at 8:42 pm

    i couldn’t have said it better. my wishlist is a biden presidency, a dem senate and congress.. gop-maga just wears me out

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