Democratic billboards again mock GOP debaters, Donald Trump in Miami

Ron DeSantis MAGA
Trump is the main focus, but the messages also take aim at Ron DeSantis and the 4 other debate participants.

Democrats are again trolling Republican presidential hopefuls with a series of biting billboards as the candidates converge on Miami.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is placing Spanish-language signs across South Florida from Miami-Dade to Broward.

A bilingual, animated billboard will also be loaded onto a vehicle and circle a block outside the venue of the third GOP Primary debate Wednesday in downtown Miami.

Its target: the five debate participants — Ron DeSantis, Chris Christie, Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy and Tim Scott — as well as Donald Trump, who is holding a counter-rally in nearby Hialeah.

Trump is the main focus of the mobile billboard, which highlights actions he took while in the White House to repeal federal abortion protections, his denial of the 2020 election outcome and tax cuts benefiting corporations and wealthy Americans.

But it also makes room for each of the five candidates taking the debate stage, stamping each of them as “MAGA” — an acronym of Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.”

Meanwhile, the Spanish-language billboard features both Trump and DeSantis, who is polling nationally in distant second place behind the former President. Its message translates, “He’s a liar, that man is a liar! And this one too!”

The standing billboards can be found along Interstate 95 on Hollywood Boulevard and off the Palmetto Expressway near Northwest 36th Street. A truck carrying the mobile billboard will circle a block abutting the west side of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, where the debate is taking place from 8-10 p.m.

This past Saturday, the DNC sent an animated billboard to the Florida Freedom Summit in Kissimmee to greet a who’s who of conservative politicians and influencers. It did similarly Aug. 23 for the first GOP debate in Milwaukee and on Aug. 12, when the candidates visited the Iowa State Fair.

View the animated and standing billboards below.

Jesse Scheckner

Jesse Scheckner has covered South Florida with a focus on Miami-Dade County since 2012. His work has been recognized by the Hearst Foundation, Society of Professional Journalists, Florida Society of News Editors, Florida MMA Awards and Miami New Times. Email him at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @JesseScheckner.


  • Karl C.

    November 8, 2023 at 5:36 pm

    Well Sir I just don’t see how billboards are a gonna help you get to be a president.

    • Rick Whitaker

      November 8, 2023 at 6:56 pm

      karl, you doubting the effect of the billboards, means they are effective. the spanish speaking people need to hear something besides bias and lies.

  • My Take

    November 8, 2023 at 6:03 pm

    Q: Why is it OK for Miami Cubans to continue to use Spanish, even get public signs in Spanish, when other immigrants are criticized by rightwingers for not “becomìng American”?
    A: Because Miami Cunans are rightwing.

    • Earl Pitts "Making Politics Better for Minoritys" American

      November 8, 2023 at 6:29 pm

      But wait, My Take, there’s more:
      It’s also because of two things:
      1.) These ” Other Immigrants” you so vaguely referenced are Dook 4 Brain’s Leftist’s.
      2.) The Cubans you hate already know how to speak & write English and likely several other languages too. It’s done out of respect for our fine Cuban/American Patriots.
      Such respect is “EARNED” and Not “GIVEN”
      Thank you My Take,
      Earl Pitts “Famous American Explainer” American

      • Ocean Joe

        November 8, 2023 at 6:50 pm

        Earl you obviously dont live in Miami, would guess a full 20% of its’ residents speak no English. Hialeah probably 40%.

        As for the signs, think about how many hungry people that money could feed.

        • Rick Whitaker

          November 8, 2023 at 7:08 pm

          us dems have to win the elections first before we can start feeding and helping people that deserve it. the gop wants to help the rich and the give out food on thanksgiving day with the media spotlight. the other 364 days, not so much

      • Rick Whitaker

        November 8, 2023 at 7:02 pm


  • Sonja Fitch

    November 10, 2023 at 8:38 am

    America is The Land of Immigrants! As best we can WE ALL try to be Americans! The mags maggots are evil and destructive of Land of the Free! Step on and squash these worms. !

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