Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’s campaign in Iowa was an absolute disaster. Despite throwing a boatload of cash, relocating staff, and bragging about endorsements, DeSantis came in way behind the former President Donald Trump in the state’s caucuses.
— John Lichtenberger (@AdvertisingLaw) January 17, 2024
Trump made history by securing a whopping 51 percent of the vote, leaving DeSantis trailing far behind with a measly 21.2 percent. Talk about a major flop!
Even former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley bested DeSantis with her 19.1 percent support. It’s pretty embarrassing when you get overshadowed by your fellow Republican contenders.
What’s even more cringe-worthy is how DeSantis tried to save face by declaring that he “earned his ticket out of Iowa.” Sorry, DeSantis, but it looks like your ticket is stamped with a big ol’ “loser” label.
Leading up to the caucuses, DeSantis hyped himself up, saying he would sweep Iowa with his unparalleled ground game, staff relocations, and truckloads of money spent. But when the results rolled in, it was clear that all that talk was just a bunch of hot air.
It seems like DeSantis and his campaign were living in a fantasy world, ignoring the brutal truth that their Iowa campaign turned into a dumpster fire. But instead of facing reality, they went on blabbering about how they would conquer the nomination. Seriously, do they need a reality check?
Despite this epic failure, DeSantis is still strutting his stuff like he’s the comeback kid. He’s hitting up events in South Carolina and New Hampshire, acting like his Iowa meltdown never happened.
And as if that weren’t enough, DeSantis is still talking a big game, claiming he’ll win Iowa and use it to score the nomination. Talk about being delusional!
In the end, DeSantis and his crew need to come back down to Earth because the harsh reality is that he’s got a long road ahead, and it’s not looking too pretty. But hey, maybe Iowa was just a warm-up for the main event. Or maybe not.