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In It to Win It

(8,655 posts)
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 01:22 PM Dec 2018

Ron DeSantis meets -- and defies -- expectations in forming Florida's government



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So far his appointments have favored experienced bureaucrats from a range of political ideologies — surprising critics that expected DeSantis' embrace of President Donald Trump to translate into appointments of loyal supporters with missions to destroy the agencies they lead.

For now, two Democrats — state Rep. Jared Moskowitz and longtime public official Jim Zingale — count themselves as part of DeSantis' new administration, alongside a former Trump White House communications director and many other Republican lawmakers and insiders.
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https://www.tampabay.com/florida-politics/buzz/2018/12/24/ron-desantis-meets-and-defies-expectations-in-forming-floridas-government/
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Ron DeSantis meets -- and defies -- expectations in forming Florida's government (Original Post) In It to Win It Dec 2018 OP
Good, there is hope for my Florida then.... at140 Dec 2018 #1
Not trying to bring you down ... LenaBaby61 Dec 2018 #5
I tried hard, but could not overpower the racist vote at140 Dec 2018 #6
Can't agree with that last part Polybius Dec 2018 #12
I Agreed with you before age 60 at140 Dec 2018 #13
I actually despise cold weather Polybius Dec 2018 #14
Your profile is interesting...so me thinks at140 Dec 2018 #15
Lol I hope not Polybius Dec 2018 #16
As you said, Pence is damaged goods at140 Dec 2018 #17
Yup, and he's so boring Polybius Dec 2018 #18
republicans don't have to do much for media to be impressed JI7 Dec 2018 #2
+1 old guy Dec 2018 #3
no kidding AlexSFCA Dec 2018 #4
Ron Santis is still a un-American racist pos. Just like Trump. rockfordfile Dec 2018 #7
+1 Demovictory9 Dec 2018 #10
he's got his eyes on the prize and wants to be president someday. fuck that guy. TeamPooka Dec 2018 #8
I absolutely agree. Celerity Dec 2018 #9
you can see the wheels in his head turning Demovictory9 Dec 2018 #11

LenaBaby61

(6,991 posts)
5. Not trying to bring you down ...
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 02:26 PM
Dec 2018

But as others have said, if thuglicans can walk and can semi-chew gum at the same time, they're seen as hitting it out of the park.

The mostly corporate media doesn't hold THEM to the same standards that they held Pres. Obama to when he was pilloried for almost anything he was seen to have done as wrong. Many said that he didn't reach out enough to thuglicans, and we know that whenever Pres. Obama reached across the isle his wrist was broken. Look at how Mitch McConnell broke his wrist with that stolen Supreme Court seat he didn't allow him to fill. Yet you continue to have turd balls like Chuck Toad telling Dems to reach out to thuglicans now that they have the congress--show some bi-partisanship. Really turd Todd?

I "guess" Dems have to continue bowing to the will of tRump and his small racist, dumb, deplorable base even though Dems took control of the Congress in Blue Wave fashion touting that we SHOULD save the Affordable Care Act (With essentials/pre-existing coverage), which has grown quite popular since even thuglicans are for it as opposed to against it when the Black Guy did it.

Anyway, good luck there in the Sunshine State with DeRacist & Felon Scott there as your representatives

at140

(6,116 posts)
6. I tried hard, but could not overpower the racist vote
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 02:31 PM
Dec 2018

against Gillum. All I can do is keep trying here in Floriduh. Then go on living with whatever comes down the pike. Not ready for Harakiri yet.

Polybius

(16,308 posts)
12. Can't agree with that last part
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 11:49 PM
Dec 2018

Christmas is supposed to be cold. Tomorrow can be 70. The mirror image in the Fourth Of July, which absolutely must be scorching hot. Gets ya in the mood more.

Polybius

(16,308 posts)
14. I actually despise cold weather
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 11:58 PM
Dec 2018

I just make an exception for Christmas. It was in the low 40's today over here. I don't mind December snow either (we didn't get any in NYC, but did once in November). However, once January comes, I hate, hate, hate snow with a passion. I can't wait for Spring.

Polybius

(16,308 posts)
18. Yup, and he's so boring
Wed Dec 26, 2018, 01:57 AM
Dec 2018

As bad as Trump is, he does know how to stir up a crowd. Pence couldn't even stir a pot of stew!

AlexSFCA

(6,154 posts)
4. no kidding
Tue Dec 25, 2018, 01:46 PM
Dec 2018

as long as they are not actively destroying the government, they are doing a good job.

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