Ron DeSantis says his children will have ‘flip phones’

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The Governor made the comments Wednesday night on Fox News.

Florida’s Governor is going old-school with future technology purchases for his three children.

Rather than buy them iPhones or even Blackberries, MadisonMason, and Mamie will get treated to telephony that constitutes a blast from the past.

“Our kids are too young to have any phones. We’ve decided that when they do get a phone, (it’s) probably not going to be a smartphone. It’s going to be one of those old flip phones that we used to have where they can make a call if they need anything from us. But we don’t have to worry about all the hundreds of different apps,” said Ron DeSantis.

Ironically, DeSantis has noted young Mason’s propensity to look up sports lines with purloined smartphones already.

“‘He knows how to ask for the odds,’ DeSantis said before Florida State’s football game against North Alabama last year.

Siri proclaimed Florida State’s home game against North Alabama a “toss-up” because there was no betting line, which upset the six-year-old.

DeSantis told a rally crowd in New Hampshire that Mason had “been going back and forth with Gov. Chris Sununu about this Patriots-Dolphins game.”

“And so, on the way over here,” DeSantis said. “he grabs my wife’s phone; he knows how to do Siri on the iPhone. He asked Siri, who’s supposed to win the Dolphins versus the Patriots? And Siri said the Dolphins are favored by 9.5 points to which Mason responded: ‘Gov. Sununu is going to be really sad when he hears that the Patriots may lose.’”

The Governor made the comments on Fox News Wednesday to Sean Hannity.

The host elicited the comments by discussing how some parents have restricted their children to land lines and barred their youth from cell phones before high school. DeSantis also argued that an in-class cell phone ban has led to the kids “learning better” and being “happier” than the previous year.

A.G. Gancarski

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


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

    March 28, 2024 at 7:08 am

    Good Morn ‘Ting America,
    This “Flip Phones For Kids” idea from Ron is “GROUND BREAKING NEVER BEFORE KNOWN WISDOM” which nobody has ever thought of before in all the annals of history!!! All props to Ron for bringing this to the Whole Wide World.
    Survays indicate that parents World Wide will adopt this Flip Phones For Kids Sage Wisdom. Even in those Europian Countries where most parrents are homer testical in their sexual orientation/identity.
    Expect this New Concept of Flip Phones For Kids to sweep the USA like WildFire as ALL parents, be they Sage Patriots, Dook 4 Brains Leftys, or a “MIXED FAMILY” in which one parent is a Sage Patriot while the other is a Dook 4 Brains Lefty will, One & All, Jump Aboard this new concept and snatch up their crumb eaters smart phones and shove a flip in their dirty little hands.
    Thank you America,
    Earl Pitts American
    *ps while we are not sure why or how a sage patriot and a dook 4 brains lefty parent can Stay Together we assume it revolves around great $ex and regular sphincter relaxation. look for our upcoming survay on why these mixed parents stay together.*

    • JD

      March 28, 2024 at 7:29 am

      I see you still have not “pulled the trigger” on “executing” your task to let all your “Sage Wisdom” out.

      Tiktok Shitts.

      In the meantime, STFU.

    • rick whitaker

      March 28, 2024 at 2:03 pm


    • rick whitaker

      March 28, 2024 at 3:39 pm

      earl, i pulled your picture from an old website you hosted. boy are you ugly. no wonder you chose a job on radio so no one can see you. i couldn’t see how to post the pic here, but i don’t want to scare anyone. the pic i found was from 15 years ago, i can imagine how much uglier you have gotten in 15 years. your pose was hideous with your d_ck holder wide open like that. you can tell you are as gay as they come. what did your wife think about that? i guess that’s why you never mentioned your wife. i asked you about her one time and you, of course failed to answer. earl shits, people that put up with you here on FP are tired of your ugly mind, no wonder you don’t post your pic, they would make even more fun of you. you are a maga cultist, you can’t get much worse than that.

  • Dumber

    March 28, 2024 at 8:51 am

    How about 2 cans with a string

  • MH/Duuuval

    March 30, 2024 at 11:01 am

    Today’s public school teachers should receive combat pay for having to endure a classroom full of students with smartphones. I hope Orange County is successful in its efforts to ban their use inside classrooms.

  • rick whitaker

    March 30, 2024 at 11:07 am

    mh, i feel the smartphone thing is a product of gross materialism. gross materialism doesn’t allow the dangers of materialism to be taught in schools. they are stuck in a greed loop, pitting the haves against the have nots.

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