Morning Jolt: The #Resistance Playbook Fails Democrats in Florida

On the menu today: Those outside Florida may shrug at today's Democratic gubernatorial primary, but the expected victory of Charlie Crist over Nikki Fried is likely to offer a key lesson to those willing to pay attention. The #Resistance playbook that worked for Democrats in 2018 and 2020 — furiously demonizing Donald Trump as a threat to all that is good — isn't working against incumbent governor Ron DeSantis. Never mind Floridians as a whole; that approach can't even close the deal among Florida's Democrats. In other news, it's publication day.

The Dems’ Plan to Beat DeSantis Flames Out

Today, Florida holds its primaries, along with New York and Oklahoma. Besides the surprisingly personal demolition derby in Manhattan discussed yesterday ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 23 2022
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY August 23 2022
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The #Resistance Playbook Fails Democrats in Florida

On the menu today: Those outside Florida may shrug at today's Democratic gubernatorial primary, but the expected victory of Charlie Crist over Nikki Fried is likely to offer a key lesson to those willing to pay attention. The #Resistance playbook that worked for Democrats in 2018 and 2020 — furiously demonizing Donald Trump as a threat to all that is good — isn't working against incumbent governor Ron DeSantis. Never mind Floridians as a whole; that approach can't even close the deal among Florida's Democrats. In other news, it's publication day.

The Dems’ Plan to Beat DeSantis Flames Out

Today, Florida holds its primaries, along with New York and Oklahoma. Besides the surprisingly personal demolition derby in Manhattan discussed yesterday ...   READ MORE

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